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From: Dmitry Safonov <dima@arista.com>
To: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>,
	Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Dmitry Safonov <0x7f454c46@gmail.com>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky@gmail.com>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>, Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org, Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 26/50] powerpc: Add show_stack_loglvl()
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2019 16:01:16 +0000
Message-ID: <85528fea-48e3-627b-d497-dc58ed408f87@arista.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8736f172mj.fsf@mpe.ellerman.id.au>

On 11/6/19 9:52 AM, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> Dmitry Safonov <dima@arista.com> writes:
>> Currently, the log-level of show_stack() depends on a platform
>> realization. It creates situations where the headers are printed with
>> lower log level or higher than the stacktrace (depending on
>> a platform or user).
> 
> Yes, I've had bug reports where the stacktrace is missing, which is
> annoying. Thanks for trying to fix the problem.
> 
>> Furthermore, it forces the logic decision from user to an architecture
>> side. In result, some users as sysrq/kdb/etc are doing tricks with
>> temporary rising console_loglevel while printing their messages.
>> And in result it not only may print unwanted messages from other CPUs,
>> but also omit printing at all in the unlucky case where the printk()
>> was deferred.
>>
>> Introducing log-level parameter and KERN_UNSUPPRESSED [1] seems
>> an easier approach than introducing more printk buffers.
>> Also, it will consolidate printings with headers.
>>
>> Introduce show_stack_loglvl(), that eventually will substitute
>> show_stack().
>>
>> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
>> Cc: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
>> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
>> Cc: linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org
>> [1]: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20190528002412.1625-1-dima@arista.com/T/#u
>> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Safonov <dima@arista.com>
>> ---
>>  arch/powerpc/kernel/process.c | 18 +++++++++++++-----
>>  1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 
> This looks good to me.
> 
> Acked-by: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au> (powerpc)

Thanks for the review and time!

-- 
          Dmitry

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Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-06  3:04 [PATCH 00/50] Add log level to show_stack() Dmitry Safonov
2019-11-06  3:05 ` [PATCH 26/50] powerpc: Add show_stack_loglvl() Dmitry Safonov
2019-11-06  9:52   ` Michael Ellerman
2019-11-06 16:01     ` Dmitry Safonov [this message]
2019-11-06  8:35 ` [PATCH 00/50] Add log level to show_stack() Petr Mladek
2019-11-06 16:12   ` Dmitry Safonov
2019-11-08 10:37   ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-08 13:04     ` Petr Mladek
2019-11-11  1:23       ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-11  9:12         ` Petr Mladek
2019-11-12  4:44           ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-12  4:57             ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-12  8:35               ` Petr Mladek
2019-11-12 10:12                 ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-13  1:23                   ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-13  2:25                     ` Dmitry Safonov
2019-11-13  6:33                       ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-13  8:47                         ` Petr Mladek
2019-11-13 16:24                           ` Steven Rostedt
2019-11-13 16:40                         ` Dmitry Safonov
2019-11-15  0:50                           ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-13 15:32             ` Steven Rostedt
2019-11-11 19:47         ` Dmitry Safonov
2019-11-12  2:17           ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-12  2:40             ` Dmitry Safonov
2019-11-12  4:25               ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-13  2:41                 ` Dmitry Safonov
2019-11-13  2:51                   ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-13 15:39             ` Steven Rostedt
2019-11-15  3:36               ` Sergey Senozhatsky
2019-11-06  9:20 ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-11-06 16:27   ` Dmitry Safonov
2019-11-06 20:34     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-11-06 23:25       ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2019-11-13 15:44         ` Steven Rostedt
2019-11-08 16:28       ` Dmitry Safonov
2019-11-08 17:30         ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2019-11-08 21:08           ` Dmitry Safonov
2019-11-13 15:41       ` Steven Rostedt

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