Description of problem:
Currently, in order to enable debugging for the autofs daemon, one has to
restart the daemon. Unfotunately, when experiencing transient problems, this
often makes the problematic behaviour go away. It would be better if the daemon
supported a mechanism to enable debugging at run-time.
Created attachment 161200 [details]
Add a daemon option to set the log priority at run-time.
I just added an RHTS test for this functionality under
Created attachment 193861 [details]
Updated version of the patch to enable switching log priorities at run-time.
This patch works with multiple automount processes. It also adds documentation
of the new command-line parameter.
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Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has requested
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inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
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A fix for this issue was built into autofs version 4.1.3-131.1.
Verified by RHTS job #23575
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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