Subject: Re: DAD verbosity
To: matthew green <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/17/2000 03:49:06
In some email I received from matthew green, sie wrote:
> [ from tech-net ]
>    	i see, will make "starting" message inside #ifdef DIAGNOSTIC.
>    	(i'd like to keep "complete" message, as it runs simultaneously
>    	after interface becomes IFF_UP)
> yunno, all this run as threads, etc, stuff that we have now makes for
> annoying console/kernel messages.  things are printed in the middle of
> other things.  last time i updated my lapdog and booted with both an
> ep and a xircom ether+modem card, the ep0 and com2 probes printed
> all over each other so much that i was very unsure about what applied
> to what, and looked really ugly (the lapdog is dead right now)...
> i wonder, is there any nice way to ensure these messages are printed
> in a sane fashion?  it is really annoying :-(

console output should be serialized, curtesy of locking...