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SubjectRe: ip_set: protocol %u message -- useful?
On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 2:30 AM, Jozsef Kadlecsik
<> wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Feb 2014, Ilia Mirkin wrote:
>> messages in my dmesg. This might be because of some local
>> configuration changes I've made, or perhaps a kernel upgrade. Either
>> way, it appears this message has been a pr_notice since the original
>> code added it in a7b4f989a62 ("netfilter: ipset: IP set core
>> support").
>> Does this message provide a lot of value? Or could it be made into a pr_debug?
> That's a report message on the protocol version used by the ipset
> subsystem. There was (and possibly will be) multiple protocols, so it
> helps to catch basic userpsace/kernelspace communication issues.

But still it doesn't deserve a pr_notice()... pr_info() should be enough.

diff --git a/net/netfilter/ipset/ip_set_core.c
index de770ec..5ea063f 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/ipset/ip_set_core.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/ipset/ip_set_core.c
@@ -1945,7 +1945,7 @@ ip_set_net_init(struct net *net)
return -ENOMEM;
inst->is_deleted = 0;
rcu_assign_pointer(inst->ip_set_list, list);
- pr_notice("ip_set: protocol %u\n", IPSET_PROTOCOL);
+ pr_info("ip_set: protocol %u\n", IPSET_PROTOCOL);
return 0;

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