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    SubjectRe: Introduce interface to report BIOS bugs (reworked, FW_BUG simple solution)
    On Wed 2008-08-27 15:27:08, Thomas Renninger wrote:
    > Even simplier, using FW_BUG define. I agree that the first implementation
    > was over-designed, I somehow liked the printk_fw_err() and printk_fw_info()
    > more, looked somehow more consistent with:
    > #define pr_info(fmt, arg...) \
    > printk(KERN_INFO fmt, ##arg)
    > (and others).
    > Hmm, it shouldn't really matter.
    > I wonder whether it works out that messages are hidden to the ordinary
    > user with printk(KERN_INFO FW_BUG...).
    > Something that vendors get an idea that they should not do this, but
    > hiding it on a normally booted system is needed (but e.g. show it on a
    > linuxfirmwarekit booted kernel).
    > printk(KERN_DEBUG FW_BUG...)
    > Won't work because there you get too much output?
    > Are these patches sufficient to achieve above?
    > Thomas
    > PS: Forgot to add Pavel to CC who also commented on previous patches,
    > it's work to do it right now, I expect you read this anyway.

    Pavel listens, but sees no patch on either this or followup mail.


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