using logger

Rudolf Floers r.floers at web.de
Sat Nov 11 04:29:53 PST 2000


On Fri, Nov 10, 2000 at 08:50:18PM -0500, Kurt V. Hindenburg wrote:
> Ok, I may be dense, but you can't send the output of logger to a file
> until the system has been mount r/w.  Correct?
> Where does the kernel keep it's output til it sends it to the syslog?
> 
> Kurt
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hi kurt.

suse uses these commands to create a /var/log/boot.msg log file at boottime.

rm -f /var/log/boot.msg
/usr/sbin/klogd -s -o -n -f /var/log/boot.msg
/bin/sleep 1

that logs all messages that are found in the kernel message buffers.
(see man klogd.)

rf

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