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Re: Should Debian use lsb init-functions?

On Sun, Mar 27, 2005 at 01:46:53AM +0100, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> - there is no logging of init scripts (#169600) startup, so it's difficult 
> to determine (post-boot) if all the system's elements started up correctly.

For the record, it is not true that there is no logging of initscripts.
The logging is perhaps not enabled by default and it is perhaps not
detailed to the extent as suggested in the bugreport, but by running

echo 'BOOTLOGD_ENABLE=Yes' > /etc/default/bootlogd

one can enable initscript logging to /var/log/boot, which will show
everything that was sent to the console during bootup (excluding kernel

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