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Re: a simple dmesg


From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: a simple dmesg
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2003 16:26:28 +0200
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On Sun, Aug 03, 2003 at 02:36:52PM +0100, Bob Ham wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-08-03 at 09:17, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 01, 2003 at 03:44:17PM +0100, Bob Ham wrote:
> > > dmesgd sits on /dev/klog and stores up its output. it also listens
> > > to an AF_UNIX socket, /tmp/dmesg-socket.  dmesg clients connect to
> > > this and read the stored up klog output that the server sends them.
> > 
> > How is that any better than syslogd?
> 
> I don't know that it is.  Think of it as a tiny syslogd just for klog
> messages if you want :)

Ok.  I just want to point out that syslog already is set up by default to
read from /dev/klog on the Hurd (we don't have sysklogd), and that it has
network facilities.

Thanks,
Marcus

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