Re: [logcheck] I hear you...
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Frank Copeland <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Nope, thats not true. They have the big advantage you see quickly (actually
>> you wont see errors if you are not reading line by line) if warnings and
>> errors occur. They do not need to overwite anything, you can make them
>> appended to daemon output.
> None of which matters if the visual cues scroll off the screen before
> they can be seen or the cause noted (been there) or if the machine is
> booting unattended (situation normal for some of my machines) or if the
> machine is running headless (situation normal as well).
> I would prefer to have failures logged and optionally mailed to the
Echoing the why not both. Another option (that I sent to an
individual rather thant he list):
Have the messages go to another console (say 6). The default on
console 1 would be pretty [OK] or whatever. If something fails or if
you just want to see the verbose output then switch to console 6 and
Something that redirects to another console can just as easily
redirect to email, log files, whatever...
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