Subject: Re: rc.d boot log [was: Re: Cosmetic changes to rc.d scripts]
To: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 10/13/2004 23:34:49
On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 10:13:01AM +1000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
>On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 05:52:03PM -0500, David Young wrote:
> | I agree that this is a dirty hack. :-) It would not be easier and more
> | useful to start copying stdout/stderr to the log at the top of /etc/rc,
> | instead of adhockery scattered throughout the rc scripts?
>Where would you write to with `/' being read-only when /etc/rc starts ?
maybe some sort of daemon that runs rc on a pty and buffers the output
until it has someone^H^H^Hwhere to write to?
ps - i had to powercycle my laptop yesterday. fsck was taking too
long so i hit control c. it just merrily continued through the boot
process without dropping to single user mode. i thought it was
supposed to notice that fsck got killed...
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