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Re: Tweaking cron for use on laptops



In article <m0vXMvk-00HlHZC@golem.pixar.com>,
Bruce Perens <bruce@pixar.com> wrote:
> There are a few things that could be modified to facilitate spinning
> down the disk. Syslogd is compulsive about writing information to the
> disk right away just in case the system crashes. It could be given an
> option to buffer.

I think it would be best if this option is implemented as a priority
level at which syslogd would sync, for example `crit'.  Messages logged
at lower levels would be unlikely to be followed by a crash.
-- 
Shields, CrossLink.


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