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    Subject[PATCH] making the printk buffer bigger
    For larger machines, 16K isn't big enough to hold all the boot
    messages - which means some of the earlier boot messages don't
    make it to the log files.

    Could you add this tiny patch to fix it?



    diff -urN virgin-2.4.13-pre2/kernel/printk.c linux-2.4.13-pre2/kernel/printk.c
    --- virgin-2.4.13-pre2/kernel/printk.c Mon Sep 17 13:16:30 2001
    +++ linux-2.4.13-pre2/kernel/printk.c Mon Oct 15 13:15:37 2001
    @@ -27,7 +27,12 @@

    #include <asm/uaccess.h>

    -#define LOG_BUF_LEN (16384) /* This must be a power of two */
    +#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
    +#define LOG_BUF_LEN (65536) /* This must be a power of two */
    +#define LOG_BUF_LEN (16384) /* This must be a power of two */
    #define LOG_BUF_MASK (LOG_BUF_LEN-1)

    /* printk's without a loglevel use this.. */

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