Re: Update early logger logging path after remounting root as rw

From: Casper Ti. Vector <>
Date: Sun, 6 Sep 2020 04:43:29 +0800

On Sat, Sep 05, 2020 at 11:46:44AM -0400, Rio Liu wrote:
> I'm configuring my linux to use s6-rc. It works fairly well so far. One
> thing I want to improve though, is that the early logger logs to
> /run/uncaught-logs. It's nice to have a log file during early boot and it
> helped my debugging easier. But it would be cool to able to change the
> location to a permanent location like /var/log after the root has been
> remounted as read-write.
> Is it possible to update the log path of early/catch-all s6-log process to
> a new location, and perhaps copying the early logs there as well? Or if
> not, is it possible to spawn a new s6-log process that acts as a catch-all
> logger?

Your requirements of saving logs from /run/uncaught-logs and (mentioned
later) batch-producing `producer-for'/`consumer-for' files can be
automated using slew: <>. (Other
encapsulations of s6/s6-rc also exist, but I am the author of slew ;)

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