Re: kernel support for non-english user messages
Daniel Stekloff (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fri, 11 Apr 2003 08:56:16 -0700
On Thursday 10 April 2003 05:48 pm, Christer Weinigel wrote:
> Alan Cox <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Thu, 2003-04-10 at 21:13, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> > > Which features in particular were you thinking would be worth porting?
> > Give me the clustering support 8)
> One of the things I really liked with VMS was the centralized logging
> in a clustered system. I'd very much like to be able to say "give me
> all syslog messages for the mail subsystem at this severity level or
> above" instead of having to play around with /etc/syslog.conf,
> restarting syslogd and tail -f. Of course this isn't a kernel
> problem, it's something that should be implemented in syslog, but it's
> just an example of a good idea in VMS.
Are you familar with IBM's Event Logging?
Event Logging works well in a clustered environment. You can have your logs go
to one central location and, with the help of a plug-in, you could dump the
messages off into a database for easy queries. Mark Megerian at IBM is
working with a DB2 plug-in. Here's the thread on the evlog mailing list:
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