On Sun, Nov 28, 2004 at 02:01:44AM +0000, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> > We're already printing way too much stuff and this is a not very useful
> > message so why not removing the whole thing for good ...
> This is useful for reliability verification. See the thread starting at:
> "http://oss.sgi.com/projects/netdev/archive/2004-11/msg00475.html". The
> setting should also be user controllable, but for now people should at
> least know whether it's in effect or not.
> 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:
70kB of little information crawling over a 19k2 console making kernel
startup an entertaining experience for the whole family ;-)