Re: dumb question: How to create your own log files in a kernel module?
From: Michael Opdenacker
Date: Thu Apr 28 2005 - 17:02:42 EST
I know printk can do this job. But what I really want is to print logsYou seem to make a confusion here...
to a file specified by me instead of /var/log/messages. And, the
messages irrelevant to my module should not be written into that file.
Now my log mixed with other logs in /var/log/message, which bother me
Don't forget that files are only an abstraction for userspace. They are
only meant to be read and written from userspace. Kernel code can never
read or write files. In the case of /var/log/messages, this file is
created by the syslogd program from the kernel buffer, not by the kernel
You could just echo something specific to your driver in your printk
strings, and grep this specific thing in /var/log/messages. You have
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