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From: Mark Brown <broonie@kernel.org>
To: "Limonciello, Mario" <Mario.Limonciello@amd.com>
Cc: "alsa-devel@alsa-project.org" <alsa-devel@alsa-project.org>,
	"Mukunda, Vijendar" <Vijendar.Mukunda@amd.com>,
	"markpearson@lenovo.com" <markpearson@lenovo.com>,
	Liam Girdwood <lgirdwood@gmail.com>,
	Jaroslav Kysela <perex@perex.cz>, Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.com>,
	open list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] ASoC: amd: Don't show messages about deferred probing by default
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 15:00:39 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210723140039.GD5221@sirena.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <SA0PR12MB45103F60E23D6BE8CF7E603DE2E59@SA0PR12MB4510.namprd12.prod.outlook.com>

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On Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 01:04:51PM +0000, Limonciello, Mario wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 08:27:27AM -0500, Mario Limonciello wrote:

> > > This isn't useful to a user, especially as probing will run again.
> > > Use the dev_err_probe helper to hide the deferrerd probing messages.

> > The reason we have these error messages is that they are very useful to
> > users if they ever find that the device isn't instantiating due to some
> > missing dependency or something that leaves it stuck in probe deferral,
> > they give some hint as to what might be wrong.

> Right, but they should be at debugging level, if someone has a problem they
> turn on dynamic debugging for the module and then can see these messages.

Your commit message says that reporting the error isn't useful, I am
flagging that it is useful to have the messages be available to people.

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-23 14:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-22 13:27 Mario Limonciello
2021-07-22 13:27 ` [PATCH v3 2/2] ASoC: amd: Use dev_probe_err helper Mario Limonciello
2021-07-23 12:38 ` [PATCH v3 1/2] ASoC: amd: Don't show messages about deferred probing by default Mark Brown
2021-07-23 13:04   ` Limonciello, Mario
2021-07-23 14:00     ` Mark Brown [this message]
2021-07-23 17:01 ` Mark Brown

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