cvs commit: src/sys/dev/em if_em.c
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Wed Nov 3 08:49:02 PST 2004
In message: <418905E5.1050605 at freebsd.org>
Scott Long <scottl at FreeBSD.org> writes:
: Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
: > phk 2004-11-03 14:11:18 UTC
: > FreeBSD src repository
: > Modified files:
: > sys/dev/em if_em.c
: > Log:
: > Put the "Link is up/down" printfs behind bootverbose. gigE is not so uncommon
: > that we need to tell people about every cable in the network anymore. It can
: > be enabled for debugging purposes with "boot -v".
: > Revision Changes Path
: > 1.51 +8 -6 src/sys/dev/em/if_em.c
: I think that in general we can start eyeing a lot of similar verbosity
: in all of our drivers, both at boot and at runtime. For example most
: nic drivers print out their MAC and all of their possible negotiation
: rates on attach. This same info can be obtained from ifconfig. Why
: clutter the boot with it?
Well, you can't get all the info you need from ifconfig. If you want
to know WHICH nic is in WHAT slot, it is a lot easier to get that from
the one liner printed on boot (especially when trying to troubleshoot
things) than to get it from ifconfig + dmesg. I think that's useful
to continue to have there.
I do agree that the rate thing of the wireless drivers is excessive,
as is many of the rate things.
fwohci likely can use some trimming as well, even in the non-verbose
The CAM messages are the only messages in FreeBSD more verbose than
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