On Tuesday 22 November 2005 13:32, Colin Cotter wrote:
> I've noticed a number of strange things in my boot messages and I
> would like to take a closer look. The first stage in this is to get
> bootlogd working.
> I set Yes in my /etc/default/bootlogd and when I boot I get
> bootlogd: ioctl (/dev/ttyzf, TIOCCONS): Bad file descriptor
> and the boot log is not written. Does anybody recognise this problem
> or know of a solution?
Just in case - did you google?
Seems that the same error was once reported last year:
Niels L. Ellegaard May 4 2004, 11:40 pm
From: gna...@ruc.dk (Niels L. Ellegaard) -
Date: Wed, 05 May 2004 00:40:06 +0200
Local: Tues, May 4 2004 11:40 pm
Subject: Re: bootlogd: ioctl (/dev/ttyzf, TIOCCONS): Bad file descriptor
"Miquel van Smoorenburg" <miqu...@cistron.nl> writes:
> > bootlogd: ioctl (/dev/ttyzf, TIOCCONS): Bad file descriptor
> Looks like something is not well with /dev/ttyzf. Is it present?
> Are you using 'udev' ?
It turned out that I was using udev 0.021. I upgraded to
0.024(testing), and my bootlog started working. Thanks for
- From: Colin Cotter <email@example.com>