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SubjectRe: linux.git: printk() problem
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On Tue, 2016-10-25 at 13:06 +0900, Sergey Senozhatsky wrote:
> so how about skipping mod_timer in deferred_cont_flush() and just
> cont_flush() when we are in oops? here is probably one more thing we
> need to "fix" first. oops_in_progress is unreliable. x86 oops_end()
> does bust_spinlocks(0) before it calls panic(). panic() increments
> oops_in_progress but decrements it back to 0 (bust_spinlocks(0)) before
> it does console_flush_on_panic(). so there is (almost) no way
> console_flush_on_panic() can see oops_in_progress != 0.

I think Linus' insistence on not requiring EOL/newline is misguided.
It'd be simpler to avoid the flushes and have a require EOL/newline.

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