Re: Boot messages

Alan Cox (
Tue, 2 Jul 1996 17:55:57 +0100 (BST)

> This would be nice. You could even grok the dmesg stuff in an rc.local
> script to keep track of what kind of changes your hardware has gone through.
> A nice Perl script to append to /var/adm/bootup, and then you can do a
> "hardware-last" which gives you a "last"-like output of what configs you
> booted in the past year, etc... ;-)

One application of this I have lined up is a program that sends SNMP traps
on a boot with different hardware configurations..