[blfs-support] Questions on (b)lfs-bootscripts-20120127

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 19:40:45 PST 2012

alupu at verizon.net wrote:

> It seems I'm embarrassingly behind (in general;  here, script-wise),
> so please bear with me:

I think you wanted lfs-support, not blfs-support, but I'll answer here.

> 1. What happened with 'consolelog' script?
> ("dmesg -n $LOGLEVEL", ... "read level line < /proc/sys/kernel/printk")
> It is still mentioned in the 9724 book,
> <<
>  consolelog
>  Sets the kernel log level to control messages reaching the console.

Hmm.  That needs to be fixed.  There is no consolelog any more.

> 2. What happened with S99local (levels 3, 4 and 5)?
> [script 'rc.local',
> # Do something (start up some local processes, etc.)
> # right at the end of the boot sequence.]

I went back 5 years in the history of the bootscripts Makefile and don't 
see any reference to rc.local, although I do remember it.

   -- Bruce

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