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Re: CVS Update@-mips.org: linux

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: CVS Update@-mips.org: linux
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 17:44:16 +0000 (GMT)
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On Sun, 28 Nov 2004, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> >  Anyone is free to bump their console/syslog loglevel to get rid of less
> > important messages to suit there preferences.  And INFO, which is what the
> > message uses, is the lowest level for stuff for non-developers.
> 
> As a deterring example why I try to cut down on system messages checkout:
> 
>   http://www.linux-mips.org/wiki/index.php/IP27_boot_messages
> 
> 70kB of little information crawling over a 19k2 console making kernel
> startup an entertaining experience for the whole family ;-)

 Why don't you boot at 115200bps then?  I do that with my DECstations
(well, since I've fixed their serial console to support it).  Otherwise
there's that "quiet" argument to bump the console loglevel.

 Besides the SWARM and friends boot at 115200bps by default anyway and
their average bootstrap log size is around 7kB... ;-)

  Maciej

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