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Date:	Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:58:21 -0700
From:	Mitchel Humpherys <>
To:	Andrew Morton <>
Cc:	Christoph Lameter <>,
	Pekka Enberg <>,
	Matt Mackall <>, Joe Perches <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] mm: convert some level-less printks to pr_*

On Mon, Apr 14 2014 at 03:55:26 PM, Andrew Morton <> wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:54:19 -0700 Mitchel Humpherys <> wrote:
>>  #include <linux/mm.h>
>>  #include <linux/export.h>
>>  #include <linux/swap.h>
>> @@ -15,6 +17,7 @@
>>  #include <linux/hash.h>
>>  #include <linux/highmem.h>
>>  #include <linux/bootmem.h>
>> +#include <linux/printk.h>
>>  #include <asm/tlbflush.h>
>>  #include <trace/events/block.h>
>> @@ -34,7 +37,7 @@ static __init int init_emergency_pool(void)
>>  	page_pool = mempool_create_page_pool(POOL_SIZE, 0);
>>  	BUG_ON(!page_pool);
>> -	printk("bounce pool size: %d pages\n", POOL_SIZE);
>> +	pr_info("bounce pool size: %d pages\n", POOL_SIZE);
> This used to print "bounce pool size: N pages" but will now print
> "bounce: bounce pool size: N pages".
> It isn't necessarily a *bad* change but perhaps a little more thought
> could be put into it.  In this example it would be better remove the
> redundancy by using 
> 	pr_info("pool size: %d pages\n"...);

Yes I noticed this in my boot-test... I'll change it to remove the
redundancy. The others all seem okay.

> And all of this should be described and justified in the changelog,
> please.

Will send a v3 shortly. Thanks for your comments.

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