[linux-dvb] [PATCH] cx88, too noisy

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Thu Apr 6 22:10:14 CEST 2006


On Thursday 06 April 2006 20:36, Trent Piepho wrote:
> Changeset 395c7c4d8f0c changed several dprintks from level 1 to level 0
> (always on).  They generate four lines every time DMA starts, which don't
> containing any information with a use outside of debugging.  You get a lot
> of messages in the kernel log during normal operation:
>
> Apr  3 13:43:42 t2 kernel: cx88[0]/2: queue is empty - first active
> Apr  3 13:43:42 t2 kernel: cx88[0]/2: cx8802_start_dma w: 0, h: 0, f: 2
> Apr  3 13:43:42 t2 kernel: cx88[0]/2: setting the interrupt mask
> Apr  3 13:43:42 t2 kernel: cx88[0]/2: [d3a73160/0] cx8802_buf_queue - first
> active Apr  3 13:44:37 t2 kernel: cx88[0]/2: queue is empty - first active
> Apr  3 13:44:37 t2 kernel: cx88[0]/2: cx8802_start_dma w: 0, h: 0, f: 2 Apr
>  3 13:44:37 t2 kernel: cx88[0]/2: setting the interrupt mask
> Apr  3 13:44:37 t2 kernel: cx88[0]/2: [c4723100/0] cx8802_buf_queue - first
> active
>
> and so on.  This patch just changes these dprintks back to level 1.

I'd be up for this - this really annoys me as well... However you'd maybe 
better post this to the video4linux list as well, since its in the v4l 
subtree.



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