Re: klibc and logging

From: Russell King (
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 11:54:29 EST

On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 06:59:02AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> I really think this is a bad idea. The kmsg device has different
> properties -- for example, you're supposed to tag things with the
> message importance. It really matches the syslog(3) interface better.
> Also, the special case makes me nervous.

Without something like this, it means that effectively the "echo" command
wouldn't be useable, or you'd have to pipe the output of all scripts
through some program/to /dev/kmsg.

Or we just forget logging the messages from initramfs scripts.

Russell King (                The developer of ARM Linux

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