|Summary:||don't offer to report "Info: mapping multiple BARs. Your kernel is fine." issues, or do it less scarily|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Adam Williamson <awilliam>|
|Component:||kerneloops||Assignee:||Kernel Maintainer List <kernel-maint>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2010-06-28 14:09:32 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Adam Williamson 2009-08-18 06:19:22 UTC
A module on my laptop throws a kernel 'error' of the type: "Info: mapping multiple BARs. Your kernel is fine." every time the system boots. As discussed various places upstream, this isn't really a bug: http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/12/11/136 it's just slightly inefficient. It doesn't stop the system from working at all, and it's not really a kernel bug or oops or crash. The "Info: mapping multiple BARs. Your kernel is fine." message was explicitly introduced to make this clear: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/snapshots/patch-2.6.28-git2.log "So make it less scary by making it once-per-boot, by making it KERN_INFO and by adding this text: "Info: mapping multiple BARs. Your kernel is fine."" However, kerneloops conscientiously pops up every boot and gives me its usual screed about how my kernel has undergone a 'failure' and I should report this upstream. I think kerneloops should either ignore this kind of 'error' or use a custom message which explains it's not really a serious bug, and offers to let you disable the notification of this kind of issue in future, because I don't want to disable it entirely (in case I have a more serious issue I _do_ want to report), but it's annoying having to deal with the message every time the system boots. I would've reported this upstream, but I don't seem to be able to find an upstream bug tracker for kerneloops, its web site gives no indication that there is one and it doesn't seem to be in the kernel bug tracking system itself.
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2010-04-28 09:48:48 UTC
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 14:09:32 UTC
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