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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 -mm 4/9] netconsole: Add some useful tips to documentation
    On 11/07/07, Satyam Sharma <ssatyam@cse.iitk.ac.in> wrote:
    > On Tue, 10 Jul 2007, Joel Becker wrote:
    > > On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 03:40:22AM +0530, Satyam Sharma wrote:
    > > > IMHO something that mentions /proc/sys/kernel/printk would be better.
    > > >
    > > > You don't need to have built with SysRq support for that, it's clearly
    > > > more flexible than the ignore_loglevel option and wouldn't require a
    > > > reboot either. I'll send out an updated patch shortly.
    > >
    > > Why not dmesg -n? We've been using that for years. Or is there
    > > some extra change in /proc/sys/kernel/printk?
    >
    > Yes, "dmesg -n" sounds the most straightforward. There are multiple ways
    > of course, for some reason I've always used /proc/sys/kernel/printk for
    > this (which has the extra "feature" that it accepts values greater than
    > 8 too :-)
    >
    Why not mention all the various methods, dmesg -n,
    /proc/sys/kernel/printk, SysRq, ignore_loglevel ??

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