r6032 - in trunk/BOOK: general/sysutils introduction/welcome

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue May 9 09:19:13 PDT 2006


Author: randy
Date: 2006-05-09 10:19:11 -0600 (Tue, 09 May 2006)
New Revision: 6032

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/sysstat.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
Added an additional command to the Sysstat installation so that a configuration file containing the history variable is installed

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/sysstat.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/sysstat.xml	2006-05-09 13:29:44 UTC (rev 6031)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils/sysstat.xml	2006-05-09 16:19:11 UTC (rev 6032)
@@ -84,7 +84,8 @@
 
     <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
 
-<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
+<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &&
+install -v -m644 sysstat.sysconfig /etc/sysconfig/sysstat</userinput></screen>
 
   </sect2>
 
@@ -100,9 +101,8 @@
     For all other prompts, you may press <keycap>Enter</keycap> to accept the
     (very sane) defaults. When prompted for <quote><computeroutput>Number of
     daily data files to keep: [7]</computeroutput></quote>, you may wish to
-    keep a larger number of files. However, don't exceed 25 because
-    <application>Sysstat</application> will resuse existing files the next
-    month, leading to erroneous daily reports.</para>
+    keep a larger number of files. Note that anything entered larger than 28
+    will result in 28 being used.</para>
 
   </sect2>
 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-05-09 13:29:44 UTC (rev 6031)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-05-09 16:19:11 UTC (rev 6032)
@@ -45,6 +45,11 @@
       <para>May 9th, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[randy] - Added an additional command to the Sysstat
+          installation so that a configuration file containing the history
+          variable is installed.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[randy] - Added a note to the Shadow instructions about
           running the Linux-PAM test suite.</para>
         </listitem>




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