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Date:	Fri, 18 Feb 2011 20:27:51 +0100
From:	Michał Mirosław <>
To:	Ben Hutchings <>
Cc:	David Miller <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 0/9] net: Unified offload configuration

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 02:29:31PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-02-18 at 15:22 +0100, Michał Mirosław wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 02:56:11PM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> [...]
> > > Please get rid of that annoying message spit out by netif_features_change(),
> > > it's just spam.  If we want notifications for stuff like this, use a
> > > non-unicast netlink message so those who want to hear it can do so.
> > You mean netdev_update_features() "Features changed" message? Is it ok
> > to just demote it to DEBUG level or you want to remove it altogether?
> > What about netdev_fix_features() messages?
> I think you need to emit these messages at 'error' severity when fixing
> up features for a newly-added device, but at 'debug' later on.

Why the difference? Those messages on startup matter mostly to developers
and later mostly to users. Anyway, the conditions in netdev_fix_features()
are all constant (dependent only on net core implementation).

Best Regards,
Michał Mirosław
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