[coreboot] Serial Console option (was Coreboot fails to initialize on ASUS A8V-E SE)

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 19:21:27 CET 2009

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 9:06 AM, Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com> wrote:
>> yes I can confirm that the Kconfig build method work for me too. As
>> Rudolf said I had to disable VGA ROM as well otherwise it will came up
>> with a exception error. It's necessary to have "Serial port console
>> output" set to yes or it won't compile.
> I'm not sure it makes sense for Coreboot to have that option.  It only takes
> a few #if defined() statements to make it compile, but I'd rather see the
> option disappear.  Users that want more speed can choose a different console
> verbosity.
> Comments?

Assuming all machines now and forever will have serial console ... I
am pretty sure that's an unsafe assumption.


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