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Date:   Wed, 15 Jul 2020 17:06:32 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Thomas Falcon <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] ibmvnic: Increase driver logging

On Wed, 15 Jul 2020 18:51:55 -0500 Thomas Falcon wrote:
>  	free_netdev(netdev);
>  	dev_set_drvdata(&dev->dev, NULL);
> +	netdev_info(netdev, "VNIC client device has been successfully removed.\n");

A step too far, perhaps.

In general this patch looks a little questionable IMHO, this amount of
logging output is not commonly seen in drivers. All the the info
messages are just static text, not even carrying any extra information.
In an era of ftrace, and bpftrace, do we really need this?

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