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Re: [patch] netconsole-2.4.10-B1

To: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [patch] netconsole-2.4.10-B1
From: Pekka Savola <pekkas@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2001 19:40:27 +0300 (EEST)
Cc: "Randy.Dunlap" <rddunlap@xxxxxxxxxx>, Andreas Dilger <adilger@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0109291146440.1715-100000@localhost.localdomain>
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On Sat, 29 Sep 2001, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> (i can see where the confusion comes from, 'syslog servers' are ones that
> receieve syslogs. It's a backwards term i think. 'netconsole servers' are
> the ones that produce the messages.)

Speaking of which, would it be too big a burden (or is it supported
already), that the oopses or dumps would be sent off to an off-link syslog
server?

This would ease the use in occasions where you don't expect a crash (ie:
no listener in local network), but do log on remote syslogd's
considerably.

-- 
Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
Systems. Networks. Security.  -- Robert Jordan: A Crown of Swords



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