Bootscript Future

Nathan Coulson conathan at
Sun Jul 18 21:36:57 PDT 2004

> On Sun, Jul 18, 2004 at 09:56:16PM -0500, James Robertson wrote:
>> You mean by using the syslog daemon?  That would be very nice, errors
>> too, so that you could use ' dmesg | less ' to see everything that
>> happened later.
> No, I don't think if you do that (which would be nice) that it should
> log as a kern message. The facilities provided are:
> auth, authpriv, cron, daemon, kern, lpr, mail, news, syslog, user, uucp
> and local0 through local7
> The local0 facility looks like the best choice, with a priority no
> higher than info. man syslog.conf for details. But can this be done from
> a script or does it require binary to make the calls?
> --
> Archaic

Actually, I was only playing around with the magic of LOG=`command` &&
echo "$LOG" >> /var/log/boot.log && echo "$LOG".  [which gives ugly output
BTW, but that's as functional as I ever got it].

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