Re: bootlogd: ioctl (/dev/ttyzf, TIOCCONS): Bad file descriptor
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Niels L. Ellegaard <email@example.com> wrote:
>I just looked at my system (Sarge/sid/linux-image-2.6.5-386), and it
>seems that my bootlogd is not running. It does not create a
>/var/log/bootlogd and at some point during the boot process I get the
> bootlogd: ioctl (/dev/ttyzf, TIOCCONS): Bad file descriptor
Looks like something is not well with /dev/ttyzf. Is it present?
Are you using 'udev' ?
>I pressume that I need to examine the setup file for bootlogd
bootlogd doesn't have a config file.
>it to stop trying to listen to /dev/ttyzf, but don't know how to do
That's because you can't. Wouldn't make sense; bootlogd *needs*
the pseudo terminal or it won't work at all.
> I would be grateful for a hint or an enlightening flame :)
Bootlogd is disabled by default because on many systems, it
simply doesn't appear to work :/ You added yet more proof of that.