Localnet bootscript

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Apr 17 08:20:58 PDT 2005


Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:

> Question: why do we need to create this file at all? I prefer NOT having my 
> hotplug events logged.

See the README file in the hotplug tarball:

"(3)  To collect ascii event logs for events that aren't handled
       by some /etc/hotplug/*.agent (optional):

	# touch /var/log/hotplug/events"

Yes, it's optional, but the intention here is probably to detect those 
events that aren't currently being handled by hotplug.  Note that it 
doesn't log *all* hotplug events.  On my box, it seems to be limited to 
vcs(4) devices.

Regards,

Matt.



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