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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] [2/5] put xen console message into syslog

On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 08:07:28PM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 20/10/06 5:52 pm, "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> 
> >> [2/5] add xenlogd daemon for xen console logging
> > 
> > Why have yet another daemon running in Dom0? We've already got xenconsoled
> > reading this data from the guest ring buffers, so it strikes me it'd be
> > better to just add a command line flag to that existing daemon to make
> > it log stuff to syslog directly.
> I assume this is for Xen's own logging output ('xm dmesg'). Still, it would
> fairly natural to extend xenconsoled with a new 'backend type' that can read
> the logging data from Xen.

Ah yes, I didn't look closely enough to see it was the hypervisor logs
rather than guest logs. We certainly could also benefit from having the
guest consoles persistently logged in the host too.

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