Subject: Re: Press any key to continue...
To: Alex <xela@MIT.EDU>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/14/1999 18:49:01
On Apr 14, Alex wrote
> [...]
> Why not have sysinst log its output (and for that matter the
> user's input) to a file in memory, and copy that file into the
> new /var/log/messages when finished?  You'd have access to the
> information if you really cared, without having to babysit the
> installation.  The trade-off would be that you wouldn't have a
> convenient way to bail from an install that was proceeding
> sucessfully but where you'd decided you didn't like in some
> way --- which seems like an entirely fair trade to me.

this is already mostly implemented: go into utility menu, and there
logging: there you can enable loggin wich will create a sysinst.log
file with the commands run and ouputs, and a few other things;
and scripting, which will create a file which can replay the

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.