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    SubjectRe: dmesg verbosity [was Re: AGP bogosities]
    Hi!

    > > "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 ;-).
    Pavel
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