Hi Sam,

On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 07:00:41AM +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> From 144e3252f9604e44c48f90735489611f636e3e36 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Sam Ravnborg <s...@skov.dk>
> Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 06:54:42 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH 1/1] environment: "wrong magic" give the impression of an
>  error
> 
> Introduce a more soft wording when the magic of
> the superblock does not match.
> Include a hint to the typical reason "(envfs never written?)"
> 
> This prevents a "what is wrong?" moment when looking at
> the boot log.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <s...@ravnborg.org>
> ---
>  common/environment.c | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/common/environment.c b/common/environment.c
> index db127d7..e0dfc12 100644
> --- a/common/environment.c
> +++ b/common/environment.c
> @@ -382,7 +382,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(envfs_save);
>  static int envfs_check_super(struct envfs_super *super, size_t *size)
>  {
>       if (ENVFS_32(super->magic) != ENVFS_MAGIC) {
> -             printf("envfs: wrong magic\n");
> +             printf("envfs: no envfs (magic mismatch) - envfs newer 
> written?\n");

When the super block cannot be found it could indeed be that an envfs
was never written,...

>               return -EIO;
>       }
>  
> @@ -436,7 +436,7 @@ static int envfs_load_data(struct envfs_super *super, 
> void *buf, size_t size,
>               buf += sizeof(struct envfs_inode);
>  
>               if (ENVFS_32(inode->magic) != ENVFS_INODE_MAGIC) {
> -                     printf("envfs: wrong magic\n");
> +                     printf("envfs: no envfs (magic mismatch) - envfs newer 
> written?\n");

... but when the super block is fine then a failure to read the data is
really that - a failure, no?

Sascha

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