Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 207851
old ide drivers too noisy
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:44 EST
When using the ata_piix driver and the "quiet" kernel option the old ide layer
thinks that's ok to make some noise:
ide0: I/O resource 0x1F0-0x1F7 not free.
ide0: ports already in use, skipping probe
ide1: I/O resource 0x170-0x177 not free.
ide1: ports already in use, skipping probe
This is disturbing, for the unsuspecting end-user who thinks there might be a
Created attachment 137020 [details]
trivial patch replacing KERN_ERR with KERN_INFO
In some cases there -is- a problem. I'm going to close this as WONTFIX, but if
you want to suggest it to the linux-kernel mailing list and see if there are
ideas there for a better solution please do so.
(or if you have any other suggestions on wording the message more clearly
re-open the bug and let me know)