ada(4) and ahci(4) quirk printing

Alexander Motin mav at
Tue Apr 23 07:45:03 UTC 2013

On 22.04.2013 08:14, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> I've written the following patches and done the following testing (see
> the results.*.txt files):
> Important: these are against stable/9 r249715.
> Folks are welcome to try these; I've tested about as best as I can.
> Questions/comments for Alexander and Kenneth:
> 1. I'm not sure if the location of where I added the printf() code is
> correct or not,

It seems fine for me.

> 2. Not sure if loader.conf(5) forced-quirks would show up here or not,

As I see, they will.

> 3. It would be nice to have the same for SCSI da(4).  I took a stab at
> this but the printing code I wrote never got called (or the quirks entry
> I added wasn't right, not sure which),
> 4. I strongly believe quirk printing should be shown *without* verbose
> booting.  I say this because I noticed some of the CAPAB printf()s only
> get shown if bootverbose is true.  In fact, it's what prompted me to
> open PR 178040 ("My Intel 320 and 510-series SSDs don't show 4K quirks,
> yet advertise 512 logical and physical in IDENTIFY?!  PR time!").

Let me disagree. bootverbose keeps dmesg readable for average user, 
while quirks are specific driver workarounds and their names may confuse 
more then really help. If every driver print its quirks, dmesg would be 
two times bigger. There is bootverbose for it.

Alexander Motin

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