Re: Tiny error in printk output for clocksource : a3:<6>Time:acpi_pm clocksource has been installed.
From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Wed Sep 27 2006 - 00:51:36 EST
On Tue, 26 Sep 2006 21:32:39 -0700 Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 08:54:15PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > On Wed, 27 Sep 2006 02:36:58 +0200 Jesper Juhl wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 27 September 2006 02:33, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > > > On Wed, 27 Sep 2006 02:22:18 +0200 Jesper Juhl wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > I get this in dmesg with 2.6.18-git6 :
> > > > > a3:<6>Time: acpi_pm clocksource has been installed.
> > > > >
> > > > > Looks like some printk() somewhere is not adding \n correctly after
> > > > > outputting a message priority or a message priority too much is
> > > > > used... I've not investigated where this happens, but just wanted to
> > > > > report it.
> > > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > > How about posting (pasting) some of the message log before that?
> > > >
> > > Sure, below is the entire dmesg output from this boot of the box
> > > (including the line above) :
> > I suppose that you have CONFIG_PCI_MULTITHREAD_PROBE=y ?
> > What happens if you change to to =n ?
> > > eth0: VIA Rhine II at 0xff5fec00, 00:50:ba:f2:<6>serio: i8042 AUX port at 0x60,0x64 irq 12
> > > serio: i8042 KBD port at 0x60,0x64 irq 1
> > > mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
> > > EDAC MC: Ver: 2.0.1 Sep 27 2006
> > > TCP cubic registered
> > > NET: Registered protocol family 1
> > > NET: Registered protocol family 17
> > > Starting balanced_irq
> > > Using IPI Shortcut mode
> > > a3:<6>Time: acpi_pm clocksource has been installed.
> > > 1d, IRQ 18.
> > > eth0: MII PHY found at address 8, status 0x782d advertising 01e1 Link 45e1.
> > I'm pretty sure that this is caused by parallel device probing.
> > The serio and clocksource messages are interspersed with the
> > eth0 (via rhine) info. Garbled.
> > Greg, is this expected?
> Only if one bit of code doesn't write a full line to the printk()
> buffer, yes that could happen.
> What driver writes "a3:"? I couldn't find it anywhere in Linus's
> current tree.
Nope, that's part of the NIC's MAC address. It was split up.
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