Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> So let's simply disallow versions, author information, and "good status"
> messages, ok?
I'd be quite happy with this, if only for consistency's sake -- at the
moment we've got some kernel subsystems which print "yup, I've started
up" messages, and some which don't; it's mildly annoying when you're
trying to track down a problem that's stopping the kernel from
starting up correctly, because there's no guarantee that the last
message had anything to do with what was actually happening.
Being a geekish sort of person, I'd prefer it if on my system I could
make everything print a line saying what it is and what hardware it
found; perhaps it could be a kernel argument ("messages=full"; the
messages option would control which log prefixes printk would actually
print to the screen, and module startup messages would use a
predefined prefix). Might be handy for debugging.
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