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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Driver core: Reduce the level of request_firmware() messages
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    Hello Rafael,

    On Sun, 2010-02-28 at 13:13 +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    > On Sunday 28 February 2010, Jaswinder Singh Rajput wrote:
    > > On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 2:13 AM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl> wrote:
    > > > From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl>
    > > >
    > > > The messages from _request_firmware() informing that firmware is
    > > > being requested or built-in firmware is going to be used are printed
    > > > at KERN_INFO, which produces lots of noise on systems with huge
    > > > numbers of AMD CPUs. Reduce the level of these messages to
    > > > KERN_DEBUG to get rid of that noise.
    > > >
    > >
    > > Which firmware we are using is very useful information. Because of
    > > huge numbers of CPUs it seems noise then better provide the
    > > information for first cpu and for the rest of the CPUs you can show by
    > > KERN_DEBUG.
    >
    > That would have been better indeed, but the problem is _request_firmware()
    > doesn't allow us to change the level of its messages on demand.

    Can we try this :

    if (smp_processor_id())
    dev_dbg(..);
    else
    dev_info(..);

    Thanks,
    --
    Jaswinder Singh.



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