customising the kernel banner
justin at shiningsilence.com
Fri Jul 15 05:59:13 PDT 2016
I can tell you the machine that builds that release has this in /etc/hosts:
192.168.0.1 www.shiningsilence.com www
I haven't tested, but that may be the easiest way to get it to show.
On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 7:03 AM, Stefan Unterweger
<232.20711 at chiffre.aleturo.com> wrote:
> I accidentally sent the last message before putting a proper
> subject. Sorry for the noise.
> * Stefan Unterweger on Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 01:02:09PM +0200:
>> Just out of curiosity, as I’m starting to lose track which of my various
>> machines has which specific kernel running…
>> The first few lines printed by the kernel right upon boot are like these:
>> | Copyright (c) 2003-2016 The DragonFly Project.
>> | Copyright (c) 1992-2003 The FreeBSD Project.
>> | Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
>> | The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
>> | DragonFly 4.5-DEVELOPMENT #1: Wed Jul 6 09:59:00 UTC 2016
>> | root at nur-ab-sal:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/X86_64_GENERIC
>> I‘ve tried looking through the code, but I can‘t find where especially
>> the last two lines are generated. I‘d like to try whether I can have
>> the git checkout id shown somewhere in there, so that I know which exact
>> kernel is running where.
>> Also, I‘ve noticed that the kernel that comes with the installation CD
>> has a line like this:
>> | root at www.shiningsilence.com:/usr/obj/home/justin/release/4_4/sys/X86_64_GENERIC
>> that is, with the fully-qualified host name of the machine that built
>> it. If I build it myself, I only get the first component (‘nur-ab-sal’
>> in the example). Is this intentional or just some misconfiguration on
>> my part?
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