On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 05:44:16PM +0000, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 17:44:16 +0000 (GMT)
> From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <email@example.com>
> To: Ralf Baechle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: CVS Update@-mips.org: linux
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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... ;-)
Because that a) the default rate of the machine and b) the limit of the
terminal server. ALOT of console servers.