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blogger(8)

Version 2.12
Jan 14, 2016

blog

Boot logging

NAME

Blogger - writes messages to a running blogd process

SYNOPSIS

blogger [-n|-d|-f|-s|-u] "a message here"

DESCRIPTION

blogger is used to send messages to the blogd process during boot phase. These messages will only appear in the boot logging file /var/log/boot.log and not on /dev/console.

OPTIONS

-n Declare the following message as a <notice>. This is the default.
-d Use thist to add the leading string <done> to the message.
-f Use thist to add the leading string <failed> to the message.
-s Use thist to add the leading string <skipped> to the message.
-u Use thist to add the leading string <unused> to the message.

FILES

/dev/blog
the named pipe (FIFO) used as message channel to the blogd process.

COPYRIGHT

2001 Werner Fink, 2001 SuSE GmbH Nuernberg, Germany.

AUTHOR

Werner Fink <>
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