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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86_64: Limit the number of processor bootup messages

    * Mike Travis <> wrote:

    > H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > >On 11/12/2009 02:22 PM, Dave Jones wrote:
    > >>But I don't disagree with Andi either, that it's not particularly useful,
    > >>and we can get all this from userspace in /proc/cpuinfo, or x86info.
    > >>
    > >
    > > I personally don't think it's useful at all. It gives information
    > > about the processor which can be obtained from other sources. What
    > > we want is enough information that the CPU can be unambiguously
    > > identified, so that when someone posts dmesg we can tell what
    > > machine they came from.
    > Can we say the same thing about the sched debug messages? It's even
    > more painful because the number of lines output is exponential to the
    > number of cpus.

    Yeah - but instead of getting rid of them please tie them to a (default
    off) debug switch. There's been the occasional crash where they were


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