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SubjectRe: [PATCH] docs: admin-guide: fix printk_ratelimit explanation
Hi.

On Wed, Oct 02, 2019 at 01:46:10PM +0200, Oleksandr Natalenko wrote:
> The printk_ratelimit value accepts seconds, not jiffies (though it is
> converted into jiffies internally). Update documentation to reflect
> this.
>
> Also, remove the statement about allowing 1 message in 5 seconds since
> bursts up to 10 messages are allowed by default.
>
> Finally, while we are here, mention default value for
> printk_ratelimit_burst too.
>
> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Natalenko <oleksandr@redhat.com>
> ---
> Documentation/admin-guide/sysctl/kernel.rst | 6 ++++--
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/sysctl/kernel.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/sysctl/kernel.rst
> index 032c7cd3cede..6e0da29e55f1 100644
> --- a/Documentation/admin-guide/sysctl/kernel.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/sysctl/kernel.rst
> @@ -831,8 +831,8 @@ printk_ratelimit:
> =================
>
> Some warning messages are rate limited. printk_ratelimit specifies
> -the minimum length of time between these messages (in jiffies), by
> -default we allow one every 5 seconds.
> +the minimum length of time between these messages (in seconds).
> +The default value is 5 seconds.
>
> A value of 0 will disable rate limiting.
>
> @@ -845,6 +845,8 @@ seconds, we do allow a burst of messages to pass through.
> printk_ratelimit_burst specifies the number of messages we can
> send before ratelimiting kicks in.
>
> +The default value is 10 messages.
> +
>
> printk_devkmsg:
> ===============
> --
> 2.23.0
>

This is a gentle ping. Please review.

Thanks.

--
Best regards,
Oleksandr Natalenko (post-factum)
Senior Software Maintenance Engineer

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