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Old 12-26-2008, 03:58 PM
Moritz Muehlenhoff
 
Default Bug#447549: linux-2.6: orinoco.c printk messages flood terminal

Michael Gilbert wrote:
> > > another possible solution would be for orinoco.c (which contains the
> > > code that prints these messages) to use the KERN_DEBUG printk level
> > > instead of KERN_INFO.
>
> > i'm wondering why you are reporting this as bug against debian linux-images
> > we have no orinoco specific patch. please discuss that issue upstream
> > on linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org - any upstream change will directly
> > land into debian.
>
> i reported it here because this is an alternative to the first
> suggestion above (changing the debian default kernel printk level). i
> figured it was up to the kernel maintainers to determine the correct
> solution.
>
> maybe the appropriate solution should be for orinoco.c to only print
> messages to dmesg, rather than to the shell as well as dmesg? i am
> not really that familiar with the kernel -- is there an alternative to
> printk that would do this?
>
> i will also take this upstream. thanks.

What did upstream say? The current orinoco.c log level is still KERN_INFO.

Cheers,
Moritz



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Old 12-29-2008, 09:58 PM
Michael Gilbert
 
Default Bug#447549: linux-2.6: orinoco.c printk messages flood terminal

forwarded 447549 http://marc.info/?l=linux-wireless&m=123058933020818&w=2
thank you

just forwarded this today. please follow progress upstream.



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