[coreboot] patch: print out msg level on printk

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Mon Oct 6 00:54:02 CEST 2008

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> On 05.10.2008 07:29, ron minnich wrote:
>> This patch provides output like this:
>> <8>dynamic PCI: 00:0b.1(PCI: 00:0b.1): enabled 1 have_resources 1 initialized 1
>> <7>Stage2 code done.
>> <6>LAR: Attempting to open 'normal/payload/segment0'.
>> <8>LAR: Start 0xfff80000 len 0x80000
>> <8>LAR: seen member normal/option_table at 0xfff80000, size 1776
>> <8>LAR: seen member normal/initram/segment0 at 0xfff80740, size 31644
>> We can thus get SPEW data but then easily filter it by log level.
> AFAICS this will look strange for multiline and half-line printk statements.
> Hm. We could check whether the last printed character was \n and add the
> prefix only then. That fixes the half-line case.
> The multiline case is a bit more difficult.

I think printing the log level makes sense only if there's a klogd
running on the other side. But I don't particularly care either. It
should be an option, and yes, it should be fixed the way Carl-Daniel
suggests, if it goes in.


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