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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] vga: implements VGA arbitration on Linux
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On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 2:02 PM, Greg KH<greg@kroah.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 01:54:42PM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 2:15 AM, Greg KH<greg@kroah.com> wrote:
>> > Minor comment:
>> >
>> >> +#ifdef DEBUG
>> >> +     printk(KERN_DEBUG "%s\n", __func__);
>> >> +#endif
>> >
>> > You should just use 'dev_dbg() for any debugging statments like this.
>> > You can turn them on and off dynamically, and you get all of the proper
>> > device information as to what is going on automatically.
>> >
>> > Plus, there's no need for a #ifdef in the code, which is generally
>> > frowned apon in .c files.
>> >
>>
>> We don't have a device in this case, vga arb is more of an abstraction than
>> an actual device.
>>
>> I suppose if we were feeling crazy we could add a platform device for it.
>
> No, then use the debug_printk() functions, so that you tie into the
> kernel-wide debug message system.  Please don't roll your own anymore,
> there is no need to.

Ah I assume you mean pr_devel and friends.

Dave.

>
> thanks,
>
> greg k-h
>
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