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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] printk: Have printk() never buffer its data
    On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 6:58 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman
    <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
    > On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 06:07:36PM +0200, Kay Sievers wrote:
    >> On Mon, 2012-06-25 at 18:40 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    >> > On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 5:56 PM, Kay Sievers <kay@vrfy.org> wrote:
    >> > >
    >> > > Buffering has nice effects though:
    >> > > It makes continuation lines appear as one record in the buffer, not as
    >> > > n individual prints with n headers.
    >> >
    >> > As I already mentioned, buffering for *logging* is different from
    >> > buffering for *printing*.
    >> >
    >> > I think it might be a great idea to buffer for logging in order to
    >> > generate one individual buffer record there.
    >> >
    >> > But it needs to be printed as it is generated.
    >>
    >> That's a good idea.
    >>
    >> Something like this could work - only minimally tested at this moment.
    >
    > Hm, this doesn't boot for me, just hangs at startup :(

    You have that patch against your tree? Let me try that, maybe it
    conflicts with one of the patches there ...

    Kay


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