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SubjectRe: Another libata TODO item
On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 02:17:11AM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
> Difficulty: beginner / intermediate
>
> Modern network drivers have a per-NIC list of debugging messages that
> can be enabled/disabled at runtime, implemented as a bitmask named
> 'msg_enable' in each driver. VERY useful for tracing specific events
> during debugging. grep for 'msg_enable', 'netif_msg_', and 'NETIF_MSG_'.
>
> To make libata debugging easier and more fine-grained, we should convert
> DPRINTK/VPRINTK calls in libata to code that looks like
>
> if (ata_msg_xxx(ap->msg_enable))
> printk(...)

Would be nice if you could move that one up to the scsi layer and combine
it with the existing scsi core loglevel handling.

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