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Subject[PATCH] x86/cpu/intel: Lower "ENERGY_PERF_BIAS: Set to normal" message log priority
The "ENERGY_PERF_BIAS: Set to 'normal', was 'performance'" message triggers
on pretty much every Intel machine. The purpose of log messages with
a warning level is to notify the user of something which potentially is
a problem, or at least somewhat unexpected.

This message clearly does not match those criteria, so lower its log
priority from warning to info.

Signed-off-by: Hans de Goede <>
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel.c | 4 ++--
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel.c
index fc3c07fe7df5..3142fd7a9b32 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/intel.c
@@ -611,8 +611,8 @@ static void init_intel_energy_perf(struct cpuinfo_x86 *c)

- pr_warn_once("ENERGY_PERF_BIAS: Set to 'normal', was 'performance'\n");
- pr_warn_once("ENERGY_PERF_BIAS: View and update with x86_energy_perf_policy(8)\n");
+ pr_info_once("ENERGY_PERF_BIAS: Set to 'normal', was 'performance'\n");
+ pr_info_once("ENERGY_PERF_BIAS: View and update with x86_energy_perf_policy(8)\n");
epb = (epb & ~0xF) | ENERGY_PERF_BIAS_NORMAL;
wrmsrl(MSR_IA32_ENERGY_PERF_BIAS, epb);
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