[PATCH] ratelimit the ieee1394 IR legacy activated messages
Olaf Hering [Thu, 14 Jul 2005 07:33:45 +0000 (00:33 -0700)]
running coriander1 with an Apple iSight produces lots of dmesg output.

Jul 13 22:14:17 ibook kernel: ieee1394: raw1394: /dev/raw1394 device initialized
Jul 13 22:15:28 ibook kernel: ohci1394: fw-host0: IR legacy activated
Jul 13 22:15:59 ibook last message repeated 208 times
Jul 13 22:17:00 ibook last message repeated 762 times
Jul 13 22:18:01 ibook last message repeated 914 times
Jul 13 22:18:17 ibook last message repeated 238 times
Jul 13 22:18:17 ibook kernel: ieee1394: unsolicited response packet received - no tlabel match
Jul 13 22:18:17 ibook kernel: ohci1394: fw-host0: IR legacy activated

its less noisy with the patch:

Jul 14 08:03:08 ibook kernel: ieee1394: raw1394: /dev/raw1394 device initialized
Jul 14 08:03:26 ibook kernel: ohci1394: fw-host0: IR legacy activated
Jul 14 08:03:42 ibook last message repeated 10 times
Jul 14 08:03:47 ibook kernel: printk: 63 messages suppressed.
Jul 14 08:03:47 ibook kernel: ohci1394: fw-host0: IR legacy activated
Jul 14 08:03:52 ibook kernel: printk: 74 messages suppressed.

Signed-off-by: Olaf Hering <olh@suse.de>
Cc: Jody McIntyre <scjody@modernduck.com>
Cc: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>

drivers/ieee1394/ohci1394.c

index a485f47..b12a970 100644 (file)
@@ -1084,7 +1084,8 @@ static int ohci_devctl(struct hpsb_host *host, enum devctl_cmd cmd, int arg)
 
                        initialize_dma_rcv_ctx(&ohci->ir_legacy_context, 1);
 
-                       PRINT(KERN_ERR, "IR legacy activated");
+                       if (printk_ratelimit())
+                               PRINT(KERN_ERR, "IR legacy activated");
                }
 
                 spin_lock_irqsave(&ohci->IR_channel_lock, flags);