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Subject[PATCH 1/2] Add HW_ERR printk prefix for hardware error logging
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This makes hardware error related log in printk log more explicit. So
that the users can report it to hardware vendor instead of LKML or
software vendor.

Signed-off-by: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>
---
include/linux/kernel.h | 7 +++++++
1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/kernel.h b/include/linux/kernel.h
index 8317ec4..3bf740b 100644
--- a/include/linux/kernel.h
+++ b/include/linux/kernel.h
@@ -247,6 +247,13 @@ extern struct pid *session_of_pgrp(struct pid *pgrp);
#define FW_WARN "[Firmware Warn]: "
#define FW_INFO "[Firmware Info]: "

+/*
+ * HW_ERR
+ * Add this to a message for hardware errors, so that user can report
+ * it to hardware vendor instead of LKML or software vendor.
+ */
+#define HW_ERR "[Hardware Error]: "
+
#ifdef CONFIG_PRINTK
asmlinkage int vprintk(const char *fmt, va_list args)
__attribute__ ((format (printf, 1, 0)));



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