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Re: howto log screen output while booting

On 03/08/2012 05:29 AM, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
On Mi, 07 mar 12, 14:52:19, Wayne Topa wrote:


Fount the problem.  Even though dpkg -l bootlogd said it was installed.
some how back in January the bootlogd executable had been removed.
Aptitude was able to purge/install the package and the log is now
working in wheezy

The Sid is somewhat different.  I moved the weird bootlogd.dpkg-old to
bootlogd and restarted that service and it is now working.  I
think(?) the problem(s) occurred during the upgrade to bootlogd
version 2.88dsf-22, which broke initscripts and sysvinit-utils.
Anyway a reinstall on sid fixed it.

bootlogd has been split in a separate package and /etc/default/bootlogd
is now obsolete (you can safely remove it). If you want logging install
the package, if you don't, remove it ;)

I seems that the boot log is started up now by /etc/init.d/bootlog which in part of initscripts. I can't seem to locate any other reference to that file.

Thanks Andrei, the removal of bootlogd was not obvious as there is
no mention of bootlogd in the var/lib/dpkg/info/initscriptd.* files
or the addition of the bootlogs in /etc/init.d.


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