Bug#882363: bootlogd: please add an option to also write to the console

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Sat Dec 29 18:34:59 GMT 2018

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[2017-11-21 20:03] Thorsten Glaser <tg at mirbsd.de>
> please add an option to change bootlogd’s behaviour to also
> pass through the (unmodified, unfiltered (especially not
> control-character-filtered)) output to the original console.
> This is especially useful when you boot a system that has,
> for example, a serial console or (on m68k) a NatFeat or
> parallel one, where you want to see the boot progress on
> occasionally but which is normally run headlessly, for
> which you want the boot output saved into a logfile.
> Should be somewhat trivial to implement, just add a flag,
> make it settable (e.g. using /etc/default), and, upon the
> presence of the flag, do a second write in the main loop
> (except before the filtering).

Jesse, it seems that this is already implemented, isn't it?

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