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SubjectRe: klibc and logging
On Tue, Aug 13, 2002 at 10:41:03AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Requires too much to work before it's can be made available.
> Andrew Morton sent me a proposed patch last night which adds a klogctl
> (a.k.a. sys_syslog) which does a printk() from userspace. It was less
> than 10 lines; i.e. probably worth it. I have hooked this up to
> syslog(3) in klibc, although the code is not checked in yet.

Rather, why not have the file descriptor early userspace gets called
with point to a file that printk's whatever is written to it? That
makes more sense as the early init stuff really should end up in the
kernel's log buffer.

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