Re: syslogd still crapping out
On Mon Dec 13, 1999 at 11:09:32PM +0100, Eric Delaunay wrote:
> Herbert Xu wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 09, 1999 at 10:49:49PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > >
> > > Herbert, I assume that trying to cram unix.o onto the rootdisk is a
> > > better option than trying to cram it into the kernel?
> > >
> > Yes, one is restricted by the bzImage limit while the other one is only subject
> > to the limit of the size of the disk.
> hmm, how do you support multiple kernel revision then ?
> Actually you can replace the kernel with another one (not necessarily of the
> same revision) on the rescue disk assuming you also provide a drivers disk.
> But if you hardcode unix.o in the root disk you also will need to provide new
> root disk for an alternate kernel :(((
> Is there no chance to integrate unix module to the standard kernel ?
> Or is there an alternative to unix socket for mini syslogd ?
Not without a custom libc. syslog(3) is rather standard
in everything since BSD 4.2, and has always used the
Erik B. Andersen Web: http://www.xmission.com/~andersen/
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