Re: [RFC][PATCH] printk: increase devkmsg write() ratelimit

From: Sergey Senozhatsky
Date: Tue Dec 18 2018 - 08:09:52 EST

On (12/18/18 12:29), Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > We certainly can. As far as I understand, they log shutdown events
> > (including errors and warnings): what they kill, what they stop,
> > what they umount, etc. The more partitions, services are running
> > (I guess), the more things they need to umount, kill, stop; hence,
> > the more messages. I kinda can imagine what they will answer ;)
> >
> > The below (and a bunch of other) messages are getting ratelimited.
> > I'm not sure what will happen should any of those steps fail and
> > print warning-s. My guess would be that we probably can ratelimit
> > those warnings:
> Why are they writing it to /dev/kmsg though? Shouldn't they be writing
> this to syslog directly?

Can't really answer for systemd developers. To make those messages
appear on the serial/net console?