[coreboot] [RFC] board_status: Add serial log to `serial_console.txt`

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 05:51:50 CEST 2014

On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 4:18 PM, David Hendricks <dhendrix at google.com> wrote:

> Necromancing this thread...
> Sage has a patch to *optionally* use a serial console log in
> board_status.sh: http://review.coreboot.org/#/c/6094/
> Earlier objections to such an approach seemed to stem from either:
> - Desire to use cbmem console instead. A fine idea, but on some platforms
> (especially those which use AGESA) a lot of information gets spit out to
> the console before cbmem is available. Re-factoring to make cbmem init
> happen earlier is unfeasible AFAICT.
> - Avoid confusing cbmem console log and other logs. This can be easily
> solved by using a different filename. I personally think it's best to only
> upload one log (whichever is most useful) and avoid polluting the web UI
> with redundant files. But I could live with multiple console logs if others
> feel strongly.
> Seeing as how only a small handful of people currently actually use this
> utility anyway, I'm inclined to think it's best to make the utility more
> useful for a major coreboot contributor get some more status reports
> uploaded.
Yes, please, let's just get this done. I think Sage's arguments make lots
of sense.

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