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From: Adam Borowski <kilobyte@angband.pl>
To: "Manuel Schölling" <manuel.schoelling@gmx.de>
Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>,
	"gregkh@linuxfoundation.org" <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	jslaby@suse.com, lkml14@scotdoyle.com, rdunlap@infradead.org,
	shorne@gmail.com, andrey_utkin@fastmail.com,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	paul.burton@imgtec.com, daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch, tj@kernel.org,
	hdegoede@redhat.com, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-fbdev@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 4/4] console: Make persistent scrollback a boot parameter
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2017 17:45:52 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170203164552.mirdwyatkeseyfxq@angband.pl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1486137855.17160.19.camel@gmx.de>

On Fri, Feb 03, 2017 at 05:04:15PM +0100, Manuel Schölling wrote:
> On Thu, 2017-02-02 at 15:07 -0500, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 4:28 PM, Manuel Schölling
> > <manuel.schoelling@gmx.de> 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.
> > 
> > [...]
> > 
> > > +module_param_named(scrollback_persistent, scrollback_persistent,
> > > bool, 0000);
> > > +MODULE_PARM_DESC(scrollback_persistent, "Enable persistent
> > > scrollback for all vga consoles");
> > 
> > Since this hasn't got widespread deployment yet and  only exists
> > in Greg's tree, can we please fix the above to use setup_param or
> > similar, since there is nothing modular about this code at all.
> Not sure what you mean here.
> If this is not the right may to declare it I'd be more than happy to
> change this. But I could not find any function/macro named setup_param
> [1].
> It would be great if you could give me a hint what function to use
> here!
> 
> [1] http://lxr.free-electrons.com/ident?i=setup_param

That shows only exact matches.

You want "git grep setup_param", which shows __setup_param() plus some
unrelated stuff.  I see only four uses in the kernel, but that's enough
to see how to use it.


Meow!
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  reply	other threads:[~2017-02-03 16:46 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
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 [this message]
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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