[PATCH 0/8] Rework KERN_<LEVEL>

Joe Perches joe at perches.com
Tue Jun 5 19:35:16 EDT 2012

On Tue, 2012-06-05 at 16:29 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> What about writes starting with \001n?  AFACIT, that will be stripped
> away and the printk level will be altered.  This is new behavior.


# echo "\001Hello Andrew" > /dev/kmsg
/dev/kmsg has
12,774,2462339252;\001Hello Andrew

12 is 8 + KERN_DEFAULT

# echo "<1>Hello Andrew" > /dev/kmsg
/dev/kmsg has:
9,775,2516023444;Hello Andrew

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