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SubjectRe: [PATCH printk-rework 05/14] printk: introduce CONSOLE_LOG_MAX for improved multi-line support
On Thu 2021-02-18 09:18:08, John Ogness wrote:
> Instead of using "LOG_LINE_MAX + PREFIX_MAX" for temporary buffer
> sizes, introduce CONSOLE_LOG_MAX. This represents the maximum size
> that is allowed to be printed to the console for a single record.
> Rather than setting CONSOLE_LOG_MAX to "LOG_LINE_MAX + PREFIX_MAX"
> (1024), increase it to 4096. With a larger buffer size, multi-line
> records that are nearly LOG_LINE_MAX in length will have a better
> chance of being fully printed. (When formatting a record for the
> console, each line of a multi-line record is prepended with a copy
> of the prefix.)
> Signed-off-by: John Ogness <>

The logic is correct. I am just slightly afraid that people
developing small devices might cry. And nobody reported problems
with the small buffer.

OK, let's try the change. We could always revert the size increase
when anyone complains.

Reviewed-by: Petr Mladek <>

Best Regards,

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