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SubjectRe: KLive: Linux Kernel Live Usage Monitor
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On Maw, 2005-08-30 at 17:10 +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> It's certainly much easier to tweak the kernel config before compiling
> the kernel than to edit the mess in /etc/init.d/* with all the
> gratuitous differences of the userland flavours.

Just follow the LSB specification and about the only thing thats totally
out of field is Slackware.

> easy to setup. It'll be a bit lighter too, twisted currently takes 6m of
> RSS on a x86.

Right thats my first reaction, 6Mbytes of unauditable weirdness versus a
tiny C program or a shell script using netcat.

echo "Reporting boot: "
(echo "BOOT:"$(cat /etc/lum-serial)":"$(uname -a)"::") | nc -u -w 10
testhost.example.com 7658

> I could perhaps write an auto-installer script, that fetches the tac
> file with wget and adds a line to /etc/init.d/boot.local to make life
> easier.

For one distro perhaps. Using a proper init service script makes it work
for pretty much everyone.


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