Re: Sysklogd 1.3 and later kernels

Andrew E. Mileski (
Thu, 9 May 1996 16:17:58 -0400 (EDT)

I put 'kerneld' and 'update' in inittab as type sysinit.

> > With later kernels (i.e. since the '70s or '80s) for some bizarre reason,
> > syslogd will not start up correctly. ....
> I had this same problem until I realized that I had enabled kerneld support
> in
> my kernel, but had not loaded kerneld. - I added kerneld to the list of
> daemons
> loaded by rc.multi. (My rc.d directory is a mongrel of Slackware 3.0 and
> scripts
> from sysvinit sources)
> Now syslogd loads and stays loaded in rc.inet2!
> Hope this helps,
> Darrell A Escola

Andrew E. Mileski
Linux Plug-and-Play Project

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