[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kernel26-

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Thu Apr 21 07:52:21 EDT 2011

Am Donnerstag 21 April 2011 schrieb Tom Gundersen:
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 7:16 AM, Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
> > Am Mon, 18 Apr 2011 07:29:20 +0200
> > 
> > schrieb Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de>:
> >> yes, i think this is because i enabled printk_time option.
> > 
> > Once again somebody request something and we don't think about it
> > and enable it without any need...
> > The configuration item CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK:
> CONFIG_PRINTK_TIME is not the same as CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK. The former
> is very useful to make sense of dmesg (otherwise you dont know what
> messages "belong together") and it should not have any negative side
> effects (I have been using it for years). The latter might be, as you
> say, annoying and should perhaps be removed, it is not new in this
> release though (it is from before the start of the packages repo)...
> Cheers,
> Tom
All major distros have it enabled.
This is can be turned off by printk_time=0 on boot line

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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