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Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] MIPS: cavium-octeon: cvmx-helper-board: print unknown

To: David Daney <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] MIPS: cavium-octeon: cvmx-helper-board: print unknown board warning only once
From: Aaro Koskinen <>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 01:04:29 +0300
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>,
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On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 11:52:23AM -0700, David Daney wrote:
> On 06/23/2013 02:38 PM, Aaro Koskinen wrote:
> >When booting a new board for the first time, the console is flooded with
> >"Unknown board" messages. This is not really helpful. Board type is not
> >going to change after the boot, so it's sufficient to print the warning
> >only once.
> >
> >Signed-off-by: Aaro Koskinen <>
> I don't think we need this patch.  In 2/2 you add the board type for
> the board you have, so you shouldn't be getting any messages, and
> this is unneeded.
> I don't mind spamming people with all the messages,  if people see
> these messages, they have bigger problems than too many messages.

I guess this patch can be dropped, but whoever tries to improve the
support for the next new Octeon board will get annoyed by these same


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