Re: [PATCH 1/2] watchdog: Fix output

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Fri Mar 18 2016 - 12:49:10 EST

On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 05:44:41PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 12:37:48PM -0400, Don Zickus wrote:
> > Would something like this be a better patch?
> > -#define pr_fmt(fmt) "NMI watchdog: " fmt
> > +#define pr_fmt(fmt) "Lockup detector: " fmt

You might want to audit all the other pr_ nonsense in that file; a lot
of the msgs don't particularly make sense when combined with the prefix.

Some are for the NMI thing, others for the soft lockup one.

I would just chuck pr_crap() altogether and use sensible text.