Subject: Re: PR 31468 -- distributed LKMs are not useful because of
To: Chuck Silvers <>
From: Johan Danielsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/31/2005 10:45:11
Chuck Silvers <> writes:

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> revision 1.403
> date: 2001/04/21 20:49:14;  author: fvdl;  state: Exp;  lines: +3 -3
> Move the DIAGNOSTIC option to a seperate config file, it's too expensive
> to be in GENERIC (which should be a kernel ready for production use).
> ----------------------------
> so unless someone can show that DIAGNOSTIC no longer causes any noticable
> performance impact, it should stay off here.  it seems likely that if there
> was a performance impact on this platform then there would be on all the
> others too, so it should be off in their GENERICs for the same reason.
> unless you disagree with the original rationale for turning it off here.  :-)

Why do we have both DIAGNOSTIC and DEBUG if the former isn't as
low-impact as its description suggests?