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Bug#605614: debian-installer: Ability to configure remote syslog

On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 04:16:01PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 02, 2010 at 06:47:44AM +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> > Quoting Ryan Lovett (ryan@stat.berkeley.edu):
> > > I would like to be able to configure debian-installer to log messages to a
> > > remote syslog server. I know that I can recover the log messages after
> > > installation is complete but it would be convenient for me to be able to
> > > monitor netbooted clients as they are installed.
> > 
> > Hmmm, how about what happens before the network is configured?
> busybox syslogd does pretty much the right thing here - it tries to
> resolve the remote syslog target every so often, and you just don't get
> any logging until that works.  I think that's OK for a remote logging
> setup.

Oh, and just to clarify: I'll be using both the -L and -R options in
this case, so what will happen is that you'll get local log entries
until such time as the network is configured and both local and remote
log entries after that.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@ubuntu.com]

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