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SubjectRe: [PATCH] printk/console: Do not suppress information about dropped messages
On (02/27/19 09:30), Petr Mladek wrote:
> Good point! There is a simple fix for this. We could print the warning
> also when all messages are proceed and we are about to leave
> the for-cycle.

I'd prefer to have lost-messages reporting be less of a summary
and more of an "error". I think the sooner we report it the better.
I don't think that the time we need to print lost-messages on the
consoles is significant enough to worry about it; if call_console_drivers()
becomes such a problem that any extra char we print causes message-drop then
we can disable printk_time or/and printk caller_id prefix printout (can
save us more CPU cycles).

-ss

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