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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: "Manuel Schölling" <manuel.schoelling@gmx.de>
Cc: Adam Borowski <kilobyte@angband.pl>,
	jslaby@suse.com, lkml14@scotdoyle.com, rdunlap@infradead.org,
	shorne@gmail.com, andrey_utkin@fastmail.com,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org, paul.burton@imgtec.com,
	daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch, tj@kernel.org, hdegoede@redhat.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 4/4] console: Make persistent scrollback a boot parameter
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:26:13 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170114072613.GA3856@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1484337634.1720.4.camel@gmx.de>

On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 09:00:34PM +0100, Manuel Schölling wrote:
> On Tue, 2017-01-10 at 23:58 +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 10:28:38PM +0100, Manuel Schölling wrote:
> > > The impact of the persistent scrollback feature on the code size is
> > > rather small, so the config option is removed. The feature stays
> > > disabled by default and can be enabled by using the boot command
> > > line
> > > parameter 'vgacon.scrollback_persistent=1' or by setting
> > > VGACON_SOFT_SCROLLBACK_PERSISTENT_ENABLE_BY_DEFAULT=y.
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Manuel Schölling <manuel.schoelling@gmx.de>
> > > Suggested-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@samsung.com>
> > > +module_param_named(scrollback_persistent, scrollback_persistent,
> > > bool, 0000);
> > > +MODULE_PARM_DESC(scrollback_persistent, "Enable persistent
> > > scrollback for all vga consoles");
> > 
> > A command-line knob settable by the end-user is something more
> > persistent
> > than a config option.  As you're going to extend this code beyond
> > vgacon in
> > the near future, perhaps it'd be better to have a shared setting for
> > all
> > console drivers?
> According to the guys at #kernelnewbies on IRC everybody hates new
> command line options.

That was me, you can use my name here :)

> I'd rather stick to the module parameter for now and maybe introduce a 
> new cmd line option later, once this feature has been implemented in
> several console drivers.

Yes, that should be fine.

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2017-01-14  7:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 49+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-12-04 10:53 [PATCH v7 0/3] console: Add persistent scrollback buffers for all VGA consoles Manuel Schölling
2016-12-04 10:53 ` [PATCH v7 1/3] console: Move scrollback data into its own struct Manuel Schölling
2016-12-04 10:53 ` [PATCH v7 2/3] console: Add callback to flush scrollback buffer to consw struct Manuel Schölling
2016-12-04 10:53 ` [PATCH v7 3/3] console: Add persistent scrollback buffers for all VGA consoles Manuel Schölling
2016-12-06 10:02 ` [PATCH v7 0/3] " Greg KH
2016-12-06 16:32   ` Manuel Schölling
2016-12-21 16:37 ` [PATCH RESEND " Manuel Schölling
2016-12-21 16:37   ` [PATCH RESEND v7 1/3] console: Move scrollback data into its own struct Manuel Schölling
2016-12-21 16:37   ` [PATCH RESEND v7 2/3] console: Add callback to flush scrollback buffer to consw struct Manuel Schölling
2016-12-21 16:37   ` [PATCH RESEND v7 3/3] console: Add persistent scrollback buffers for all VGA consoles Manuel Schölling
2017-01-04 13:54   ` [PATCH RESEND v7 0/3] " Andrey Utkin
2017-01-05 11:33     ` [PATCH v8 " Manuel Schölling
2017-01-05 11:33     ` [PATCH v8 1/3] console: Move scrollback data into its own struct Manuel Schölling
2017-01-05 11:33     ` [PATCH v8 2/3] console: Add callback to flush scrollback buffer to consw struct Manuel Schölling
2017-01-05 11:33     ` [PATCH v8 3/3] console: Add persistent scrollback buffers for all VGA consoles Manuel Schölling
     [not found]       ` <CGME20170110162224epcas1p2095912fa6b73a1457fa86396149e78e9@epcas1p2.samsung.com>
2017-01-10 16:22         ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
     [not found]           ` <CGME20170110164435epcas1p314efb9c6ea3ffb971fce06f3bfaec736@epcas1p3.samsung.com>
2017-01-10 16:44             ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2017-01-10 17:31               ` Manuel Schölling
2017-01-10 21:28               ` [PATCH v9 0/4] " Manuel Schölling
2017-01-10 21:28               ` [PATCH v9 1/4] console: Move scrollback data into its own struct Manuel Schölling
2017-01-10 21:28               ` [PATCH v9 2/4] console: Add callback to flush scrollback buffer to consw struct Manuel Schölling
2017-01-10 21:28               ` [PATCH v9 3/4] console: Add persistent scrollback buffers for all VGA consoles Manuel Schölling
2017-01-10 21:28               ` [PATCH v9 4/4] console: Make persistent scrollback a boot parameter Manuel Schölling
2017-01-10 22:58                 ` Adam Borowski
2017-01-11 21:41                   ` Manuel Schölling
2017-01-13 20:00                   ` Manuel Schölling
2017-01-14  7:26                     ` Greg KH [this message]
2017-01-11 13:32                 ` kbuild test robot
2017-01-13 20:07                   ` [PATCH v10 0/4] console: Add persistent scrollback buffers for all VGA consoles Manuel Schölling
2017-01-25 10:55                     ` Greg KH
2017-01-13 20:07                   ` [PATCH v10 1/4] console: Move scrollback data into its own struct Manuel Schölling
2017-01-13 20:07                   ` [PATCH v10 2/4] console: Add callback to flush scrollback buffer to consw struct Manuel Schölling
2017-01-13 20:07                   ` [PATCH v10 3/4] console: Add persistent scrollback buffers for all VGA consoles Manuel Schölling
2017-01-19 13:23                     ` Greg KH
2017-01-19 16:12                       ` Manuel Schölling
2017-01-19 16:33                         ` Greg KH
2017-01-19 23:04                           ` Adam Borowski
2017-01-20 13:16                             ` Adam Borowski
2017-01-20 13:31                               ` Greg KH
2017-01-20 14:27                                 ` Adam Borowski
2017-01-19 17:20                         ` Adam Borowski
2017-01-13 20:07                   ` [PATCH v10 4/4] console: Make persistent scrollback a boot parameter Manuel Schölling
2017-02-02 20:07                 ` [PATCH v9 " Paul Gortmaker
2017-02-03 16:04                   ` Manuel Schölling
2017-02-03 16:45                     ` Adam Borowski
2017-01-02 14:27 ` [PATCH RESEND v7 0/3] console: Add persistent scrollback buffers for all VGA consoles Manuel Schölling
2017-01-02 14:27   ` [PATCH RESEND v7 1/3] console: Move scrollback data into its own struct Manuel Schölling
2017-01-02 14:27   ` [PATCH RESEND v7 2/3] console: Add callback to flush scrollback buffer to consw struct Manuel Schölling
2017-01-02 14:27   ` [PATCH RESEND v7 3/3] console: Add persistent scrollback buffers for all VGA consoles Manuel Schölling

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