Subject: Re: Tracking Prevalance of Bugs
To: Brian C. Grayson <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/06/1999 08:20:22
On Mon, 3 May 1999, Brian C. Grayson wrote:
> What if we turn the problem around -- instead of finding out
> who has problems, what if we found out who _didn't_ have
> problems, or at least who has such hardware? For example,
> volunteers could set up their /etc/rc.local to E-mail their
> dmesg or some such to a site.
I really, really, really like this idea. This would also help us
find people to test drivers after changes to them.
Do you have some code to do this? I don't think any changes to the
distribution are necessary right off; just adding a `dmesg | mail'
line to /etc/rc.local is a pretty easy change from the user's side.
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