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SubjectRe: Curious problems with /proc/kmsg?
---- lmage11@twcny.rr.com wrote: 
> I'm currently trying to debug a problem with my wireless driver,
> and while looking at the copious output that the driver produces,
> I've been noticing some very odd stuff come out of /proc/kmsg (which
> is also where my syslog daemon gets kernel messages). I'm getting stuff
> like:
> Jan 1 01:59:02 tank ieee80211 phy0: I iwl4965_mac_tx enter
> Jan 1 01:59:02 tank ieee80211 phy0: I iwl4965_mac_tx leave
> Jan 1 01:59:02 tank ieee80211 phy0: I iwl4965_mac_tx enter
> Jan 1 01:59:02 tank ieee80211 phy0: I iwl4965_mac_tx leave
> Jan 1 01:59:03 tank ieee80211 phy0: I iwl4965_mac_tx ente
> Jan 1 01:59:03 tank 3ie821py:Iil95mct ev
> Jan 1 01:59:03 tank 3ie821py:Iil95mct ne
> Jan 1 01:59:03 tank 3ie821py:Iil95mct ev
> Jan 1 01:59:03 tank 3ie821py:Iil95mct ne
> Jan 1 01:59:03 tank 3ie821py:Iil95mct ev
> Jan 1 01:59:03 tank 3ie821py:Iil95mct ne
> Jan 1 01:59:03 tank 3ie821py:Iil95mct ev
>
> As you can see, the first few lines are fine, but the next few
> lines are complete nonsense. It looks to me as if characters
> are getting semi-randomly "skipped" sometimes, or something???
> Very strange. This oddity does not show up when I look at the
> kernel output through dmesg.
>
> Some more examples of strange output follow:
>
> Jan 1 01:59:04 tank w46_a_xlae<>ee01 h0 w46_a_xetr<>ee01 h0 w46_a_xlae<3>ieee80211 phy0: I iwl4965_mac_tx enter
> Jan 1 01:59:04 tank ieee80211 phy0: iwleqeehm edn omn ESTVT_M #8,sq x46 8btsa 6[]4<>ee01 h0 w_eei_m_alakbc rmSNIIIYCD(x0000
> Jan 1 01:59:05 tank 3ie821py:Iilgnrccdclbc akfo EL_XLN_ULT_M 00000)<>ee01 h0 w46_a_xetr<>ee01 h0 w46_a_xlaev
>
> Any comments? I'm using 2.6.28.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Ari

Umm... Bump?


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