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    SubjectRe: KLive: Linux Kernel Live Usage Monitor
    On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 05:33:38PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > Just follow the LSB specification and about the only thing thats totally
    > out of field is Slackware.

    Fair enough, though one line like '(sleep 60; twistd ...) & in
    /etc/init.d/boot.local would have been a bit simpler for a quick and
    dirty autoinstall .sh script (that's the simplest way I install it in my system).

    > 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

    Client completely stateless couldn't get right suspend to disk as far as
    I can tell.

    Tiny C program will be less tiny than the current tac file and the
    package would immediately become arch dependent. Plus if you want to run
    it as user nobody the twistd -u/g --pidfile --logfile and all the rest
    in twisted make life so much easier. On my systems I've other services
    running in background with twistd so perhaps I'm biased because I share
    almost all of it ;).

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

    I'm not very optimistic about the depdency chain to be distro
    indipendent, but I will look into that shortly and I guess here I'm
    running a bit offtopic.

    Thanks!
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