Re: dmesg verbosity [was Re: AGP bogosities]

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Mon Mar 14 2005 - 12:06:13 EST


> > "non-experimental driver may only print out one line per actual
> > device?"
> >
> > (and perhaps: dmesg output for boot going okay should fit on one screen).
> >
> > Or perhaps we should have warnings-like regression testing.
> >
> > "New kernel 2.8.17 came: 3 errors, 135 warnings, 1890 lines of dmesg
> > junk".
> > Pavel
> We already have the 'quiet' option, but even so, I think the kernel is *way*
> too verbose. Someone needs to make a personal crusade out of removing
> unneeded and unjustified printks from the kernel before it really gets better
> though...

I know about "quiet". You can 2> /dev/null on warnings, too ;-), and
quiet is quite equivalent... And I'm about fed enough to start that
personal crusade. OTOH "POSIX conformance testing by UniFix" is gone
now ;-).
People were complaining that M$ turns users into beta-testers...
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