Boot Message Logging

Registered by Scott James Remnant (Canonical) on 2006-06-06

This specification discusses what messages will be output on boot, which are available to other processes such as usplash and what is logged to /var/log/boot; including the mode of dispatch and translation of those messages.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Matt Zimmerman
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Scott James Remnant (Canonical)
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Scott James Remnant (Canonical)
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for edgy
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Scott James Remnant (Canonical) on 2006-08-17
Completed by
Scott James Remnant (Canonical) on 2006-09-11

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Review: seems OK although I have some concerns that the error message capture for the "Failures" level will be slightly tricky. -iwj 22.6.06
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mdz: approved 2006-06-22, but please make explicit that the descriptions will be obtained from LSB comments in the scripts
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keybuk 2006-09-12: implemented the reduced featureset of "log the boot messages" without all the christmas tree crack

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