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Re: busybox syslogd won't start

On Sun Dec 05, 1999 at 07:18:04PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Erik Andersen <andersen@xmission.com> writes:
> > * syslogd now creates the /dev/log socket to make sure it is there, and
> >     is actually a socket with the right permissions.
> [...]
> > Anyway, want to check that syslogd/klogd is now acting as expected.
> > Please note that this version ignores /etc/syslog.conf, and simply
> > logs everything to /var/log/messages.
> Ok -- so what i need to do is:
>  - change rcS so that syslogd is started
>  - also add
>    ( tail -f /var/log/messages > /dev/tty3 & ) 2>/dev/null 
> Does this sound correct?  Is it correct for serial console?
> If not, how do we detect serial console ?

Sounds correct. For serial console, I don't know what will happen, but
presumably /dev/tty3 won't be openable, and so it should just silently
fail (I think).


Erik B. Andersen   Web:    http://www.xmission.com/~andersen/ 
                   email:  andersee@debian.org
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