Subject: Re: location of dmesg.boot
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: David Maxwell <email@example.com>
Date: 06/26/2002 12:03:38
On Wed, Jun 26, 2002 at 11:36:27AM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at 16:24:18 (+0700), Robert Elz wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: generic HBA error messages on 1.6beta2
> > From: Matthias Buelow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > | > you can still find them in /var/run/dmesg.boot
> > | Ah, thanks! I already had some notion of such a file in my mind
> > | but was looking for it in /var/log
> > /var/log is where it should be, /var/run is insane for this file. But...
> I agree too, but this was one change I didn't want to maintain in the
> systems I build so I made a compromise and configured my syslogd to also
> write that information to a file in /var/log:
The _logged_ messages also go to /var/log/messages, but as dmesg.boot is
revelant only to the current uptime/boot-session of the system, /var/run
seems quite appropriate.
David Maxwell, email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org -->
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