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Old 01-10-2005, 05:28 PM   #1
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Displaying a message on terminal


I am trying to write a system call which needs to print a message on terminal of every logged on user. printk writes to /var/log/messages, panic does the thing but locks the system. what should i use?

Thanks for the help
 
Old 01-10-2005, 05:32 PM   #2
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Old 01-10-2005, 05:40 PM   #3
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thank chris but is it used just like printk or do i have to include a specific header?
cauz it gave me an undefined reference error
 
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Old 01-10-2005, 05:53 PM   #5
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Sorry Chris that was my foolness. I didnt make the thing clear. I am writing kernel code /usr/src/linux/kernel/user.c and that is where i wish to use the message thing.

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