[systemd-devel] Unbuffered stderr for my systemd service?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon Jul 15 13:47:23 PDT 2013

On Mon, 15.07.13 10:32, Vivek Goyal (vgoyal at redhat.com) wrote:

> CCing Lennart.
> This is important functionality for us. makeudmpfile utility (utility which 
> filters kernel crash dump and shows the progress bar), run in kdump
> kernel. For large machines it displays the progress bar in kernel. Right
> now all the code runs from initramfs in the context of a service and
> we don't get progress messages. Just we get a 100% message at the end.
> Right now we bypassed journal by sending everything to /dev/console but
> it is a generic question that any serivce displaying some kind of
> progress bar, how is it handled with current journal mechanism.

if you want to do fancier output then do facnier ouput directly on the
console, but do not pumpt this through a log system, that's really not
what it is for...


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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