Re: software watchdog

From: J Sloan (
Date: Tue Dec 11 2001 - 03:17:50 EST wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am using software watchdog in my application. When the watchdog reboots the
> system,
> >>>printk(KERN_CRIT "SOFTDOG: Initiating system reboot.\n"); prints the message
> on the console.
> I put a delay of 5secs with mdelay, and I can see the message on the console.
> I wanted the message as a syslog,
> so I added kern.crit in /etc/syslog.conf file.,
> But I am not getting the above message in the log file.
> Can any one help me with this ????

Send the message to "*" instead of /var/log/messages

That, and/or arrange to do a sync before reboot.

I'm sure there are other ways as well...



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