ipc: only output msgmni value at boot time
Nadia Derbey [Fri, 6 Jun 2008 05:46:38 +0000 (22:46 -0700)]
When posting:
[PATCH 1/8] Scaling msgmni to the amount of lowmem
(see http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/2/11/171), I have added a KERN_INFO message
that is output each time msgmni is recomputed.

In http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/4/29/575 Tony Luck complained that this
message references an ipc namespace address that is useless.

I first thought of using an audit_log instead of a printk, as suggested by
Serge Hallyn.  But unfortunately, we do not have any other information
than the namespace address to provide here too.  So I chose to move the
message and output it only at boot time, removing the reference to the

Signed-off-by: Nadia Derbey <Nadia.Derbey@bull.net>
Cc: Pierre Peiffer <peifferp@gmail.com>
Cc: Manfred Spraul <manfred@colorfullife.com>
Acked-by: Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com>
Cc: "Serge E. Hallyn" <serue@us.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>


index 32494e8..b4eee1c 100644 (file)
--- a/ipc/msg.c
+++ b/ipc/msg.c
@@ -98,20 +98,15 @@ void recompute_msgmni(struct ipc_namespace *ns)
        if (allowed < MSGMNI) {
                ns->msg_ctlmni = MSGMNI;
-               goto out_callback;
+               return;
        if (allowed > IPCMNI / nb_ns) {
                ns->msg_ctlmni = IPCMNI / nb_ns;
-               goto out_callback;
+               return;
        ns->msg_ctlmni = allowed;
-       printk(KERN_INFO "msgmni has been set to %d for ipc namespace %p\n",
-               ns->msg_ctlmni, ns);
 void msg_init_ns(struct ipc_namespace *ns)
@@ -136,6 +131,10 @@ void msg_exit_ns(struct ipc_namespace *ns)
 void __init msg_init(void)
+       printk(KERN_INFO "msgmni has been set to %d\n",
+               init_ipc_ns.msg_ctlmni);
                                "       key      msqid perms      cbytes       qnum lspid lrpid   uid   gid  cuid  cgid      stime      rtime      ctime\n",
                                IPC_MSG_IDS, sysvipc_msg_proc_show);