Proposal for ubuntu-debugscripts package

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Wed Oct 20 01:49:44 CDT 2004


Oliver Grawert [2004-10-19 22:52 +0200]:
> regarding that a good bunch of debugging tasks happens repeatedly in
> -users where the user has to issue a lot of commandline tasks (lspci,
> dmesg...) collecting files (/var/log/foo, /etc/fstab...) and data from
> the system hardware. 
> wouldn't it be a good idea to have a script for each of the major common
> debugging tasks (X, hal/g-v-m, ide, scsi ...) with a descriptive name
> that collects the respective info and drops it into a .debug/.tgz file
> on the users desktop ? the user would be able to run it via the "Run
> Command" menuoption and then just had to drag/drop the result to the
> mailer.

That's actually a good idea, I will write up such a thing for the
hal/g-v-m stuff. Including it in a package might be done for Hoary (if
at all), but by now the folks could just download it.  I will link the
script from the relevant FAQ entry.


Martin Pitt             
Ubuntu Developer  
Debian GNU/Linux Developer
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
Url :

More information about the ubuntu-devel mailing list