SMP kernels /w POLLING enabled - combination garbles(syncer?) console line message(s) on reboot

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sat Jan 26 06:45:20 PST 2008

Steven Hartland wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kris Kennaway" <kris at>
>> It's harmless (actually a sign of increased concurrency); two threads 
>> are running printf concurrently.  Add options PRINTF_BUFR_SIZE=[...] 
>> if you don't want to see this.
> Surely if it was just concurrency it would just be the messages jumbled
> and not totally corrupt as though some buffer overrun had happened?

Hard to say since I dont think you defined or gave an example of 
"garbled" :)


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