Re: odd -- /var/log/messages and tail in tty3 not working
Hi. sorry too late to responding. Maybe one of you has already
pointed out what I found today. But I don't have read all the mails
in this list since Saturday's night. So anyway I'll report this.
# I am away from my home now.
In article <[🔎] 20000118185934.B272@visi.net>,
at Tue, 18 Jan 2000 18:59:34 -0500,
on Re: odd -- /var/log/messages and tail in tty3 not working,
Ben Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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?
> 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.
I add "closelog()" after calling "syslog()" in init.c, then logger
works again. Try this:
--- init.c.orig Fri Jan 21 14:21:06 2000
+++ init.c Sat Jan 22 14:45:36 2000
@@ -148,6 +148,7 @@
vsnprintf(msg, sizeof(msg), fmt, arguments);
Taketoshi Sano: <email@example.com>,<firstname.lastname@example.org>,<email@example.com>