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From: "Randy.Dunlap" <rddunlap@osdl.org>
To: Ed Tomlinson <edt@aei.ca>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, akpm@osdl.org, zwane@arm.linux.org.uk
Subject: Re: [PATCH][2.6-mm] Make i386 boot not so chatty
Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 08:54:17 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20040524085417.169d660d.rddunlap@osdl.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200405220801.53761.edt@aei.ca>

On Sat, 22 May 2004 08:01:53 -0400 Ed Tomlinson wrote:

| On May 21, 2004 02:40 am, Andrew Morton wrote:
| > Zwane Mwaikambo <zwane@arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
| > >
| > > This patch silences the default i386 boot by putting a lot of development
| > >  related printks under KERN_DEBUG loglevel, allowing the normal chatty mode
| > >  to be turned on by using the 'debug' kernel parameter.
| > 
| > I think I like it chatty.  Turning this stuff off by default makes kernel
| > developers' lives that little bit harder.
| > 
| > Is the `quiet' option not suitable?
| 
| I have been using linux for years with an a few dips into development.  I second
| Andrew's idea.  I like the idea of a quiet parm _much_ more than a default quiet mode.

which is already there, of course.  and it works well -- i use it
often.  however, i've seen at least one distro override it with a
sysctl during init-scripts.  bah.  :(

--
~Randy

  reply	other threads:[~2004-05-24 16:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2004-05-21  4:46 Zwane Mwaikambo
2004-05-21  5:06 ` Zwane Mwaikambo
2004-05-21 12:10   ` Dave Jones
2004-05-21 15:19     ` Zwane Mwaikambo
2004-05-21  6:40 ` Andrew Morton
2004-05-21 15:14   ` Zwane Mwaikambo
2004-05-22 12:01   ` Ed Tomlinson
2004-05-24 15:54     ` Randy.Dunlap [this message]
2004-05-22 14:43   ` Bill Davidsen
2004-05-24 10:12   ` Pavel Machek
2004-05-27 19:39     ` Miquel van Smoorenburg
     [not found] <1Yaiz-33L-1@gated-at.bofh.it>
2004-05-21 10:29 ` Andi Kleen
2004-05-21 15:13   ` Zwane Mwaikambo

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