Re: [RFC net-next 0/2] net: Use net_<level>_ratelimit

From: Johannes Berg
Date: Tue May 15 2012 - 14:29:12 EST

On Tue, 2012-05-15 at 14:24 -0400, David Miller wrote:

> > But don't you have to do something in the sources to actually get
> > dynamic_debug enabled? I'm concerned this will make mac80211 debugging
> > inconsistent - the normal bits are just printk() still, and the
> > rate-limited bits need some special enabling? That seems odd.
> You can turn them all off or on with a simple flip of a boolean switch
> at run-time. Or, alternatively, you can turn them on or off in a
> finer grained manner with other run-time facilities.
> There should be a transition away from explicit KERN_DEBUG.

I support that, but I think it's confusing to have things mixed. Also,
we seem to have printk_ratelimit(), so I'd prefer to have that used in
mac80211 instead until everything there moves over to newer facilities.


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