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Re: Should Debian use lsb init-functions?

Op di, 29-03-2005 te 01:09 +0200, schreef Jeroen van Wolffelaar:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 02:24:03PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > 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
> > messages).
> *blink*, wow... why isn't this like on by default,

it doesn't always work.

> and the package in question installed by default?

It is.

wouter@western:~$ dpkg -S bootlogd
sysvinit: /sbin/bootlogd
initscripts: /etc/init.d/bootlogd
initscripts: /etc/init.d/stop-bootlogd
initscripts: /etc/default/bootlogd
sysvinit: /usr/share/man/man8/bootlogd.8.gz

If you've removed those packages from your system, you've got a serious

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