Re: Redirect console output
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On Thursday 04 November 2004 10:15 pm, Alex Malinovich wrote:
> Is it possible to force console output (e.g. messages when new hardware
> is detected, disk errors, etc) to go to a different device? Either an
> xterm or, better yet, a remote ssh connection? I do a lot of hardware
> troubleshooting remotely via SSH and it would be a LOT easier if I could
> actually see the system messages that are being generated.
You need not force. It's already done there. Look into the /dev directory.
There's a FIFO device named xconsole on to which you can redirect syslog
messages. To read from /dev/xconsole use programs like xconsole.
Ritesh Raj Sarraf
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