[RFC/PATCH] Print linux_banner in prom_init

Message ID 82074b2f0caa3852b64dd953a725304a072ea85a.1236229307.git.michael@ellerman.id.au
State Accepted, archived
Commit e7943fbbfdb6eef03c003b374de1f802cc14f02a
Delegated to: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
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Commit Message

Michael Ellerman March 5, 2009, 5:02 a.m.
So at least you can see what kernel you're booting if you die
before the kernel prints it mid-way through start_kernel().

Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <michael@ellerman.id.au>
 arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_init.c        |    2 ++
 arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_init_check.sh |    2 +-
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)


diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_init.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_init.c
index 7f1b33d..4d5ebb4 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_init.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_init.c
@@ -2283,6 +2283,8 @@  unsigned long __init prom_init(unsigned long r3, unsigned long r4,
+	prom_printf("Preparing to boot %s", PTRRELOC((char *)linux_banner));
 	 * Get default machine type. At this point, we do not differentiate
 	 * between pSeries SMP and pSeries LPAR
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_init_check.sh b/arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_init_check.sh
index ea3a2ec..1ac136b 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_init_check.sh
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/prom_init_check.sh
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@  WHITELIST="add_reloc_offset __bss_start __bss_stop copy_and_flush
 _end enter_prom memcpy memset reloc_offset __secondary_hold
 __secondary_hold_acknowledge __secondary_hold_spinloop __start
 strcmp strcpy strlcpy strlen strncmp strstr logo_linux_clut224
-reloc_got2 kernstart_addr memstart_addr"
+reloc_got2 kernstart_addr memstart_addr linux_banner"