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Date:   Mon, 03 Aug 2020 15:42:48 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] via-velocity: Add missing KERN_<LEVEL> where needed

From: Joe Perches <>
Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 08:51:03 -0700

> Link status is emitted on multiple lines as it does not use
> Coalesce the multi-part logging into a single line output and
> add missing KERN_<LEVEL> to a couple logging calls.
> This also reduces object size.
> Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <>

The real problem is the whole VELOCITY_PRT() private debug log
control business this driver is doing.

It should be using the standard netdev logging level infrastructure.

> +			VELOCITY_PRT(MSG_LEVEL_INFO, KERN_INFO "set Velocity to forced full mode\n");

You can't tell me that this "KERN_INFO blah blah blah" is really
something we should add more of these days, right?

If you're going to improve this driver's logging code please do
so by having it use the standard interfaces.


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