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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] PNP debugging rework
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On Tuesday 19 August 2008 08:54:27 pm Andi Kleen wrote:
> 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.

Fair enough, thanks!

Bjorn


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