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SubjectRe: [patch] quite down SMP boot messages
On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 08:30:52AM -0500, Jes Sorensen wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to propose this patch for 2.6.0 or 2.6.1 to quite down some
> of the excessive boot messages printed for each CPU. The patch simply
> introduces a boot time variable 'smpverbose' which users can set if
> they experience problems and want to see the full set of messages.
> Once you hit > 2 CPUs the amount of noise printed per CPU starts
> becoming a pain, at 64 CPUs it's turning into a royal pain ....
> Oh and I also killed a NULL initializer in kernel/cpu.c - bad Rusty ;-)

Just kill the silly option, these messages are completly useless.
And IIRC we didn't have them in 2.4 either..

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