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Re: CVS linux

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Subject: Re: CVS linux
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 12:53:36 +0100
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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:  
> "";.  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 ;-)


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