Re: F12 -> F14 (via preupgrade), not so smooth

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stan wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Nov 2010 14:56:04 -0500
> Bill Davidsen<[email protected]>  wrote:
>> stan wrote:
>>> #Fix console loglevel
>>> if [ -n "$LOGLEVEL" ]; then
>>>         /bin/dmesg -n $LOGLEVEL
>>> else
>>>         /bin/dmesg -n 3
>>> fi
>> /bin/dmesg -n ${LOGLEVEL:-3}
> That's slick.  I presume you meant
> /bin/dmesg -n ${LOGLEVEL:3}
> changing the -3 to a 3?  I didn't look up the documentation, just
> extrapolating.

What I wrote means to use the $LOGLEVEL value if defined, else to use the 
default value "3". See the bash manual for operators, there are a bunch, of 
which ":-" is the one I use most often.

Bill Davidsen <[email protected]>
   "We have more to fear from the bungling of the incompetent than from
the machinations of the wicked."  - from Slashdot

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