Re: [PATCH 1/3] rbtree_test: use pr_info for module prefix inmessages

From: Davidlohr Bueso
Date: Thu Mar 21 2013 - 22:51:49 EST

On Tue, 2013-03-19 at 11:54 -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 11:14 AM, Davidlohr Bueso
> <davidlohr.bueso@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2013-03-19 at 10:29 -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
> >> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 5:20 PM, Davidlohr Bueso <davidlohr.bueso@xxxxxx> wrote:
> >> > This provides nicer message output. Since it seems more appropriate
> >> > for the nature of this module, also use KERN_INFO instead of other
> >> > levels.
> >>
> >> Why are you changing the ALERTs to INFO?
> >
> > Because of the nature of the messages. They don't justify having a
> > KERN_ALERT level (requiring immediate attention), and it seems a lot
> > more suitable to use INFO instead.
> >
> Hmm. I see interval_tree_test using the same alerts. It almost looks
> like the start and end of a test are meant to be alerts. I am not
> saying it shouldn't be changed, however looking for a stronger reason
> than "it seems a lot more suitable to use INFO instead". Are there any
> use-cases in which KERN_ALERTs cause problems?

No 'issue' particularly, just common sense. In any case I have no
problem reverting the changes back to KERN_ALERT, no big deal.

Andrew, Michel, do you have any preferences? I'm mostly interested in
patch 3/3, do you have any objections?


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