[Intel-gfx] [PATCH v2] drm/i915: Tune down init error message due to failure injection

Imre Deak imre.deak at intel.com
Thu Mar 17 22:09:30 UTC 2016

On Thu, 2016-03-17 at 21:48 +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 11:10:42PM +0200, Imre Deak wrote:
> > Well, I can follow-up on an export patch for that, but getting that
> > merged may take a while, so could we go with the current version
> > until
> > that?
> What's the current version? ;)

v3. Actually you were right, there is a reason why no dev_vprintk
exists. It's because dev_printk provides that with %pV. So learned
something new today and it wasn't a nuisance.. I'll use that then and a
function instead of the macro.

> For my tastes, I really want the "please file a bug" to be separate,
> and I think KERN_NOTICE.

Ok, I used KERN_INFO but will change that to KERN_NOTICE.

> I would also like this to be the preferred
> DRM_ERROR reporting mechanism i.e. anytime we emit an ERROR we should
> be
> encouraging the user to file a bug, and do so in a user friendly
> fashion.

Ok, but only in i915 I assume. Should we also convert then all
DRM_ERROR to dev_err - with an *ERROR* prefix - or still use DRM_ERROR?


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