how to check the failed boot message

Chakkaradeep C C chaks.lfs at gmail.com
Sat May 14 23:06:37 PDT 2005


hi DJ,

nice suggestion.................

with regards,
C.C.Chakkaradeep

On 5/14/05, DJ Lucas <dj at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> Chakkaradeep C C wrote:
> > hi,
> >
> > just check out at what initscripts file u r getting error and just use
> > "echo" command in the initscripts file and "sleep 3" to make it sleep
> > 3 seconds....and in this way u can find where actually the error
> > is..........hope it helped u out........
> >
> 
> This is a very good suggestion, to assist a bit more, just put a 'echo
> $0 && sleep 3' just before the end of the boot_mesg() function in the
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions script.  $0 is the name of the current
> process (running script).  It'll be really ugly output for the ones that
> work, but it'll help you find the error.  For a reference point, the end
> of the function should look like this:
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>         # if CUR_LENGTH was set to zero, then end the line
>         if [ "${CUR_LENGTH}" == "0" ]; then
>                 echo ""
>         fi
> echo $0
> sleep 3
> }
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
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