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    SubjectRe: Print PCI device in power management warning.
    On Fri, 23 Dec 2011 13:16:26 -0500
    Dave Jones <> wrote:

    > When the WARN_ON in pci_has_legacy_pm_support() triggers, we get
    > users filing backtraces, but it's not obvious which driver is
    > triggering the trace. This adds a printk before the BUG.
    > This still isn't perfect (automated tools like abrt will still miss it)
    > but we can at least ask the user to look through their dmesg when
    > we get these traces reported.
    > Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <>


    The old code did a WARN() the new code BUG() which in practice means in
    many cases the user will get a crash and hang at boot and not even be
    able to catch the trap.

    At the very least your changelog should warn people it changes from
    WARN_ON noise to system crash and burn.


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