[Intel-gfx] [PATCH v2] drm/i915: Tune down init error message due to failure injection
imre.deak at intel.com
Thu Mar 17 19:50:19 UTC 2016
On Thu, 2016-03-17 at 19:41 +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 06:08:05PM +0200, Imre Deak wrote:
> > On Thu, 2016-03-17 at 15:55 +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
> > > 80cols rules still apply to messages :)
> > >
> > > "Device initialization failed (%d). "
> > > "Please file a bug at https://bugs.freedesktop.org/enter_bug.cgi
> > > "
> > > "against DRI/DRM/Intel providing the dmesg log by booting "
> > > "with drm.debug=0xf\n",
> > I thought for strings emitted to dmesg it's discouraged, since you
> > can't easily grep then. But I can make the link more precise.
> Hmm, we haven't abided by that. I don't mind really :)
Ok, will follow this rule then.
> > > I would personally make i915_load_error() a proper function and
> > > add
> > > the "Please..." output there at a lower logging level than ERROR.
> > Using a function is not straightforward since there is no vprintf
> > like
> > interface for DRM_ERROR. But I can move that part of the message to
> > macro.
> In that case, I'm happy enough with ditching the DRM_ERROR here and
> with dev_err(). Another nail in the DRM_ERROR coffin.
Hm, there doesn't seem to be vprintf like dev_err either. And dev_dbg
depends on CONFIG_DEBUG while DRM_DEBUG doesn't.
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