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SubjectRe: Cosmetic JFFS patch. (Linus Torvalds)  wrote on 28.06.01 in <>:

> On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, David Woodhouse wrote:
> >
> > I agree the messages can be ugly. But they don't do any harm either, and
> > sometimes they're useful.
> I consider them harmful when I start getting annoying patches that start
> adding more and more of them.

Or when there are enough boot messages that the dmesg buffer overflows. My
current (2.2.19pre1 or so) system has that problem.

That *is* harm caused by these messages.

MfG Kai
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