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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Wanted: a limit on kernel log buffer size
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> Randy Dunlap wrote:
>
>
>>Here's a [modified] patch that limits kernel log buffer size
>>to 1 MB max and 4 KB min.
>
>
> That's even better.
>
> Maybe the kernel config system could just use multi-choice,
> something like this?
>
> ( ) 8K
> ( ) 16K
> ( ) 32K
> ( ) 64K
> ( ) 128K
> ( ) 256K
>
> A subset of your larger range should be enough, and this
> would be less prone to user error.

Yes, that could be done. In fact, the current LOG BUFFER size
selection started out that way IIRC, but some people said things
like, "why have limits" and "make it more general," so I did,

I guess now we have an answer to "why have limits." :(
If more people keep having problems with it, we should change it.

~Randy



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