Re: I hear you...
John H. Robinson, IV <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 02:44:49AM -0600, Brian McGroarty wrote:
>> The current system is broken, to a degree. Can you sit down in front
>> of a Debian box which you didn't set up, watch the startup scroll a
>> few pages in a couple seconds on a fast machine, watch the shutdown
>> scroll a couple more, and be fairly sure you know whether anything has
>> gone wrong?
> on a similarly configured RH system, with the bright red and green, on a
> reasonably fast system, you can see a lot of red. but by the time
> youhave read all the failures, the screen has cleard for login or X.
> so, by your own argument, RH also fails.
> unless RH happens to log such failures to /ver/log/init-failures or
> something else similar.
Afaics they log to /var/log/messages:
Nov 4 18:33:25 server rc.sysinit: Enabling swap space: succeeded
Nov 4 18:33:26 server init: Entering runlevel: 3
Nov 4 18:33:35 server kudzu: succeeded
Nov 4 18:33:36 server sysctl: net.ipv4.ip_forward = 0
Nov 4 18:33:36 server sysctl: net.ipv4.conf.all.rp_filter = 1
Nov 4 18:33:36 server sysctl: net.ipv4.ip_always_defrag = 0
Nov 4 18:33:36 server sysctl: kernel.sysrq = 0
Nov 4 18:33:36 server network: Setting network parameters: succeeded
Nov 4 18:33:36 server network: Bringing up interface lo: succeeded
Nov 4 18:33:36 server network: Bringing up interface eth0: succeeded
Nov 4 18:33:36 server portmap: portmap startup succeeded
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