In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Garrett Wollman write
><<On Wed, 22 Nov 2000 22:22:39 +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:
>> Another particular thing I remember was that some syslog-challenged 
>> daemons whine on /dev/console long after /etc/rc has finished.
>They can try, but by the time they do the console has already been
>revoke()d, so they no longer have access to the real console.

I don't know what you consider "the real console", but opening
"/dev/console" and barfing on it works all the time.  (Well,
*almost* all the time, not if you have foobar'ed your serial
console but...)

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