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Re: Showing /dev/tty12 (or similar) syslog output in screen window

From: Nikolai Weibull
Subject: Re: Showing /dev/tty12 (or similar) syslog output in screen window
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 22:10:23 +0200

On 6/20/06, Michael Schroeder
<address@hidden> wrote:
On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 05:21:35PM +0200, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
> >> Anyway, let's assume then that I don't write my messages to
> >> /var/log/messages and only write them to /dev/tty12 (or a similar
> >> device).  Now, how do I display the output sent to terminal /dev/tty12
> >> (or similar) in a window in screen?
> >Not entirely sure but I don't think that is possible.
> Probably not, no, but as I don't know I asked.

If it's just console output you're looking for you can try
'console on'...

Ah, that would have worked if /dev/console wasn't 0600 and owned by
root:tty.  I guess sudoing a tail is the best (read: only viable) way
to do this then...


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