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Old 02-22-2004, 07:08 AM   #1
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boot log ?


is there a boot log

I have a number of warnings that come up on my system and want to post some of them but I dont have time to write them all down on the startup.

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Old 02-22-2004, 07:26 AM   #2
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As root in a console, type:
Code:
tail --lines 50 /var/log/boot.log
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Old 02-23-2004, 03:46 AM   #3
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did that but did not get a log of the errors that come up on system start, just if the programs started successfully or not

any other suggestions
 
Old 02-23-2004, 03:50 AM   #4
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check for other log files in the /var/log directory. You can check daemon.log or syslog file for entries.
 
Old 02-23-2004, 04:00 AM   #5
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Originally posted by comp12345
check for other log files in the /var/log directory. You can check daemon.log or syslog file for entries.
no daemon.log or syslog files were in this directory only the following


boot.log ksyms.4 mysqld.log.4 spooler.4
boot.log.1 ksyms.5 nvidia-installer.log squid
boot.log.2 ksyms.6 pgsql up2date
boot.log.3 lastlog rpmpkgs up2date.1
boot.log.4 maillog rpmpkgs.1 up2date.2
cron maillog.1 rpmpkgs.2 up2date.3
cron.1 maillog.2 rpmpkgs.3 up2date.4
cron.2 maillog.3 rpmpkgs.4 vbox
cron.3 maillog.4 scrollkeeper.log wtmp
cron.4 messages secure wtmp.1
cups messages.1 secure.1 XFree86.0.log
dmesg messages.2 secure.2 XFree86.0.log.old
gdm messages.3 secure.3 XFree86.1.log
httpd messages.4 secure.4 XFree86.setup.log
ksyms.0 mysqld.log spooler yum.log
ksyms.1 mysqld.log.1 spooler.1
ksyms.2 mysqld.log.2 spooler.2
ksyms.3 mysqld.log.3 spooler.3



-JAX
 
Old 02-25-2004, 06:59 PM   #6
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Hey, I'm a bit of a newbie too but am using Gentoo distro so that I can get my hands dirty early.

I found my boot logs in the following txt file:

/var/log/messages

appears to have all my boot messages from all sources. Hope this helps you.

Good Luck,
Olly.
 
  


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