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Re: odd -- /var/log/messages and tail in tty3 not working

On Tue, Jan 18, 2000 at 04:16:41PM -0700, Erik Andersen wrote:
> On Tue Jan 18, 2000 at 06:09:20PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > 
> > I noted that /var/log/messages on my yesterday build was mode 000.
> > What's the problem here?  Syslog changed? 
> > 
> > Even after fixing the mode (a+r), tial gets restarted but it doesn't
> > seem to actually work.
> Wierd.  I havn't touched any of that stuff recently.
> I'll look at it tonight when I get home from work,

I noticed this too. Weird part is that while testing other things, if
busybox's init kills everything (like a reboot), but then re-exec's
itself, it all works fine. I think it is initializing the consoles too
late in the startup process, and I have started to track this down with
that in mind.

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
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