svn commit: r196169 - stable/7/sys/pci

Robert Noland rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Thu Aug 13 23:09:32 UTC 2009


On Thu, 2009-08-13 at 15:22 -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> Robert Noland wrote:
> > On Thu, 2009-08-13 at 08:20 +0000, Nick Hibma wrote:
> >> Author: n_hibma
> >> Date: Thu Aug 13 08:20:12 2009
> >> New Revision: 196169
> >> URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/196169
> >>
> >> Log:
> >>   Hide aperture size and stolen memory behind bootverbose.
> > 
> > Why?  This information can be useful and doesn't need to be buried in
> > the verbose boot log.
> 
> Useful to developers maybe, but not to the average user.

While it certainly isn't critical information for the user to see, it is
informative and not excessively chatty.  At any rate this change should
not have been made directly to 7.  If people want to discuss this for
HEAD, I will argue there...

robert.

> Personally I'd like to see most of what we print at boot time hidden
> behind bootverbose, but that's just me.
> 
> 
> Doug
> 
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Robert Noland <rnoland at FreeBSD.org>
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