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SubjectRe: [PATCH -v2 3/3] ACPI, APEI, report GHES error information via printk
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On Tue, 2010-11-30 at 11:07 +0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 10:51:41 +0800 Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com> wrote:
>
> > printk is one of the methods to report hardware errors to user space.
> > This patch implements hardware error reporting for GHES via printk.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>
> > ---
> > drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c | 21 +++++++++++++++++----
> > 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> >
> > --- a/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c
> > +++ b/drivers/acpi/apei/ghes.c
> > @@ -255,11 +255,23 @@ static void ghes_do_proc(struct ghes *gh
> > }
> > #endif
> > }
> > +}
> >
> > - if (!processed && printk_ratelimit())
> > - pr_warning(GHES_PFX
> > - "Unknown error record from generic hardware error source: %d\n",
> > - ghes->generic->header.source_id);
> > +static void ghes_print_estatus(const char *pfx, struct ghes *ghes)
> > +{
> > + if (pfx == NULL) {
> > + if (ghes_severity(ghes->estatus->error_severity) <=
> > + GHES_SEV_CORRECTED)
> > + pfx = KERN_WARNING HW_ERR;
> > + else
> > + pfx = KERN_ERR HW_ERR;
> > + }
> > + if (printk_ratelimit()) {
> > + printk(
> > + "%s""Hardware error from APEI Generic Hardware Error Source: %d\n",
> > + pfx, ghes->generic->header.source_id);
> > + apei_estatus_print(pfx, ghes->estatus);
>
> That code layout is just ghastly. Please, if it can't be done nicely
> in 80-cols then simply exceed the 80 cols.

Just for printk, I think sometimes it may be helpful to put the "format"
string at a new line in source code. Because it may be helpful to check
whether the resulting string from printk fits 80 cols.

> And please don't use (or retain) printk_ratelimit(). It was a mistake.
> A printk_ratelimt() site shares state with all other
> printk_ratelimit() states, so if a random firewire driver is doing a lot of
> printk_ratelimit() calls, your messages get suppressed! Use
> printk_ratelimited() or __ratelimit().

Yes. Will change this.

Best Regards,
Huang Ying




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