[cgl_discussion] Re: [evlog-dev] alternate event logging proposal

Pavel Machek pavel at ucw.cz
Mon Sep 30 15:43:31 PDT 2002


> - Drivers should log initialization and uninitialization information for both 
> drivers and devices. Knowning when a driver is loaded or unloaded is useful 
> information. 


> - Beware of log pollution - log only relevant information. Avoid frequently 
> recurring messages. 

You should not report *driver* initialization but only hardware one,
or you are going to overrun dmesg very fast (log pollution).

Driver version is useless -- you already know what kernel you are
booting -- right?
When do you have heart between your knees?

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