[alsa-devel] [PATCH 00/48] Rewrite kernel messages with standard printk helpers

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed Feb 26 16:53:02 CET 2014


this is another long series of patches for trivial cleanups.
This time, they replace the printk and snd_print*() calls in ALSA PCI
and USB drivers with dev_err() and co.  This will give nicer and more
consistent outputs.

The only drawback by these replacements is that alsa-info.sh won't be
able to catch the dmesg lines because it doesn't contain any longer
the word "ALSA", but only show the module name like "snd_intel8x0".

I'm going to fix alsa-info.sh on git soon later, but if you guys think
"oh no it's disaster!", let me know.  We need to reconsider a better
way to put the known markers (like explicitly putting "ALSA" at the


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