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Date:   Thu, 9 Nov 2017 11:26:13 +0100
From:   Michal Hocko <>
To:     Tetsuo Handa <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] printk: Add console owner and waiter logic to
 loadbalance console writes

On Thu 09-11-17 19:22:58, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
> Michal Hocko wrote:
> > Hi,
> > assuming that this passes warn stall torturing by Tetsuo, do you think
> > we can drop
> > from the mmotm tree?
> I don't think so.
> The rule that "do not try to printk() faster than the kernel can write to
> consoles" will remain no matter how printk() changes. Unless asynchronous
> approach like is used, I think we can't
> obtain useful information.

Does that mean that the patch doesn't pass your test?

Michal Hocko

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