eli(8)eli(8)Nameeli - error log initialization program
Syntaxeli [ options ]
The command initializes error logging. This command enables error log‐
ging of hardware and system-related error packets, or error messages,
from the kernel errorlog buffer. It can also disable error logging,
reconfigure error logging parameters, or initialize the kernel errorlog
Options-d Disables error logging.
-e Enables error logging in multiuser mode.
-f Forces the subsequent option; the system will not prompt. This
is the only command option you can use with another option.
-h Prints information about the command.
-i Initializes the kernel errorlog buffer. The previous contents
of the errorlog buffer are lost.
-l Logs a one-line status message to the kernel errorlog buffer.
-n Only supported for local error logging. Disables logging error
packets to disk by the daemon. High priority error messages con‐
tinue to be printed at the console. Note that error log packets
can be viewed by using the option in real time, but are never
written to the disk. For this reason, this option is rarely
-q Suppresses the periodic display, on the console, of the missed
error message that results from a full kernel errorlog buffer.
-r Reconfigures error logging. Use this option after changing the
-s Enables error logging in single-user mode.
-w Enables the missed error message to appear on the console every
15 minutes. This option is the opposite of
This example logs a one-line message into the errorlog file.
eli-f -l "This is a test message"
This example logs a message, up to and including the first new line,
from the file
eli-f -l < myfile > /dev/null
You must have superuser privileges to use the command.
Only the -f option can be used with other options. You must use the
syntax shown in the examples above.
eli: Request Aborted.
The requested action was aborted. The reason for the aborted command
is included with the output.
FilesSee Alsoelcsd.conf(5), elcsd(8), uerf(8)
Guide to the Error Logger