[arch-dev-public] [signoff] initscripts-2011.07.1-1
d at falconindy.com
Mon Jul 25 23:36:27 EDT 2011
On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 06:26:40AM +0300, Evangelos Foutras wrote:
> On 26 July 2011 05:43, Evangelos Foutras <foutrelis at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 25 July 2011 23:51, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> >> The VERBOSE parameter no longer has an effect, use the kernel's
> >> loglevel= parameter instead. Most p
> > I don't like this change. While you say there's a way to make it less
> > verbose, after only merging the changes to rc.conf, dmesg output will
> > get interleaved with initscripts output during boot, which looks
> > horrible: http://imgur.com/a/wbG9z
> > No signoff. :>
> Dave explained to me on IRC that the loglevel=[1-8] or quiet options
> can be passed to the kernel to control this.
> It would make sense to default to, say, loglevel=4 (that's what quiet
> sets) if no verbosity-related options are passed to the kernel.
So, would this be done in initscripts or initramfs? The 'quiet'
parameter isn't some big secret.
> Another possible issue:
> $ runlevel
That's possibly a huge issue. When is that visible?
> On another machine without the initscripts package from [testing] the
> output differs:
> $ runlevel
> N 5
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