[linux-elitists] netconsole module - kernel dmesg-over-network logging

Don Marti dmarti@zgp.org
Thu Dec 11 17:13:49 PST 2008

begin Karsten M. Self quotation of Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 02:38:22PM -0800:

> For testing, you want to generate some kernel activity.
> I'm open to other suggestions.

A module that just does a printk and then refuses
to be inserted?  Insmod it every time you want a
test line.

#include <linux/module.h>
#include <linux/kernel.h>

int refuse(void)
    printk(KERN_WARNING "I'm a pointless module.  Hello log file!\n");
    return -1;


/* to build modules outside the kernel tree:
Documentation/kbuild/modules.txt  */

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