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From: Larry Finger <>
To: Ray Lee <>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: SoftMAC: Getting essid from req_essid
Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2007 17:31:22 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Ray Lee wrote:
> Hey there Larry, all,
> git blame fingered commit id efe870f9 (from Larry) for adding a couple
> of fairly harmless looking messages to
> net/ieee80211/softmac/ieee80211softmac_wx.c . The problem is that one
> of them is clogging up my syslog at the tune of once a second or so
> ("SoftMAC: Getting essid from req_essid"), and rolling everything else
> out of my dmesg.
> I just rebooted into 2.6.23-rc3+some, and after 36 minutes of uptime I
> already have:
> $ dmesg | cut -d ']' -f2- | sort | uniq -c | sort -nr | head -3
>    1047  SoftMAC: Getting essid from req_essid
>      38  SoftMAC: Getting essid from associate_essid
>      22  SoftMAC: Scanning finished: scanned 13 channels starting with channel 1
> Is the message important for debugging, or can I make a patch to yank
> the silly thing?

Just turn off SoftMAC debugging.


      reply	other threads:[~2007-12-03 23:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-11-30 23:06 SoftMAC: Getting essid from req_essid Ray Lee
2007-12-03 23:31 ` Larry Finger [this message]

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