Subject: Re: admin/15629: Spotting configuration changes
To: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 02/16/2002 10:50:01
In message <Pine.LNX.firstname.lastname@example.org>, "
Jeremy C. Reed" writes:
>On Sat, 16 Feb 2002, seebs wrote:
>> >Synopsis: Wouldn't it be nice if you got notified at boot about
>> At the same time, there's also a /var/db/dmesg.boot showing what the
>> system's boot-time configuration was like.
>There's already has a /etc/rc.d/dmesg startup script.
>And by default it is ran and saves a dmesg to /var/run/dmesg.boot.
>> Save this script as /sbin/chkconfig. In /etc/rc, right near the end, add:
>Maybe instead add this idea directly to the /etc/rc.d/dmesg script?
>Some rc.conf variable can be set if the admin wants this diff done; and
>maybe it can be emailed (like the security report is emailed).
I hadn't noticed the rc.d script. Anyway, my thinking is, it's cheap enough
to do the diff that it wouldn't hurt to do it automatically. Emailing it
might be a cool option.