[svlug] "tailing" a /dev?

Robert L. Harris Robert.L.Harris at rdlg.net
Tue Jul 17 12:05:02 PDT 2001

Right, but that means for every system, you have to manually go
in and do this.  After every reboot of the console (idealy once
a year, but very little is ideal) this will have to be done.

Thus spake Aaron T Porter (atporter at primate.net):

> >From `man screen`
>        C-a H       (log)         Begins/ends  logging of the cur-
>                                  rent window to the file "screen
>                                  log.n".
> On Tue, 17 Jul 2001, Robert L. Harris wrote:
> > Problem is if the console server looses power you don't have any logs I 
> > thought?  Was hoping to be able to just have the system create something
> > like:
> > 
> > /var/adm/console/server[0-9][0-9].log
> > 
> > or such.  I'll look into screen as an option.

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