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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] PNP debugging rework
On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 04:53:10PM -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> These patches add support for a boot-time switch to enable PNP debug
> messages. Currently, users have to recompile with CONFIG_PNP_DEBUG=y
> to get PNP debug messages.
>
> I copied the implementation strategy from Greg KH's USB patches:
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/8/8/529
>
> These patches don't fix any bugs, and I know it's pretty late to
> consider new stuff for 2.6.27. The only reason to even consider them
> is that 2.6.27 includes a significant PNP rewrite, and if 2.6.27 ends
> up in a distro kernel, it will be much easier to work on problems if
> users can collect debug information without rebuilding the kernel.

I would have pushed them up because they look harmless enough,
but after Linus' recent rant on merging windows on linux-kernel I've
reconsidered. Will queue them for .28 in test.

-Andi (Chicken)


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