[PATCH] kexec: quiet down kexec reboot

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Thu Apr 25 02:10:19 PDT 2019


On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 04:41:54PM -0400, Pavel Tatashin wrote:
> Here is a regular kexec command sequence and output:
> =====
> $ kexec --reuse-cmdline -i --load Image
> $ kexec -e
> [  161.342002] kexec_core: Starting new kernel
> 
> Welcome to Buildroot
> buildroot login:
> =====
> 
> Even when "quiet" kernel parameter is specified, "kexec_core: Starting
> new kernel" is printed.
> 
> This message has  KERN_EMERG level, but there is no emergency, it is
> a normal kexec operation, so quiet it down to appropriate KERN_NOTICE.
> 
> Machines that have slow console baud rate benefit from less output.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Pavel Tatashin <pasha.tatashin at soleen.com>

Reviewed-by: Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au>

> ---
>  kernel/kexec_core.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/kernel/kexec_core.c b/kernel/kexec_core.c
> index d7140447be75..fe13e86984ec 100644
> --- a/kernel/kexec_core.c
> +++ b/kernel/kexec_core.c
> @@ -1171,7 +1171,7 @@ int kernel_kexec(void)
>  		 * CPU hotplug again; so re-enable it here.
>  		 */
>  		cpu_hotplug_enable();
> -		pr_emerg("Starting new kernel\n");
> +		pr_notice("Starting new kernel\n");
>  		machine_shutdown();
>  	}
>  
> -- 
> 2.21.0
> 
> 
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