[linux-dvb] Increase debug level of debug messages in cx88-mpeg

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Tue Apr 18 23:33:27 CEST 2006


Jan Dittmer wrote:
> Michael Krufky wrote:
>   
>> Jan Dittmer wrote:
>>     
>>> Set at least debug level 1 for all debug messages in cx88-mpeg.c to be
>>> able to turn them off by setting debug=0. Currently I'm getting
>>> about 10k messages per day from this in my syslog without any
>>> functional harm.
>>>
>>> Please consider applying. Patch is against Linus git tree from 14.4.
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Jan Dittmer <jdittmer at ppp0.net>
>>>   
>>>       
>> Please consider generating all future v4l-dvb patches against the 
>> v4l-dvb mercurial repository, located at http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb
>>
>> A very similar patch was submitted by Trent Piepho eight days ago:
>>
>> http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb?cmd=changeset;node=b23da945e786
>>     
>
> Ok, thanks. I just added the thing to my local tree after a quick
> google search didn't turn up relevant patches and thought I'd
> share it. If it's taken care of - forget the patch. Is there a chance
> this gets included in 2.6.17?
>
> Jan
>   
The changeset from Trent is slated for 2.6.18 inclusion.  Mauro may 
choose to submit it to Linus for 2.6.17, but I doubt he will, as this 
patch is not crucial, and Linus is becoming more and more strict about 
only accepting absolutely crucial bug-fixes after the 2-week merge window.

There was a reason why these debug messages were enabled by default.  I 
don't remember what that reason was, but I am not at all sad to see them 
gone.  ;-)

Cheers,

Michael Krufky





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