Re: Cosmetic JFFS patch.

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Thu Jun 28 2001 - 14:34:45 EST

Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Especially as "dmesg" will output even the debugging messages
> that do not actually end up being printed on the screen unless explicitly
> asked for.

Nifty, I did not know that. Makes all kinds of sense, though. Silly

> I'd also like to acknowledge the fact that at bootup it's usually very
> nice to see "what was the last message it printed before it hung", and
> that there's a fair reason for drivers to print out a single line of "I
> just registered myself" for that reason. If that line happens to contain a
> version string, all the better.



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