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Old 05-08-2003, 06:03 AM   #1
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boot log


I seem to recall that all of the text that displays on the screen when my system boots is stored in a file somewhere. Does anybody know where this is? I believe I see some error messages/warnings on bootup but it goes by to fast to read.
I'm using Slackware 9.0.
 
Old 05-08-2003, 06:41 AM   #2
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Unless you tweaked it and depending on your distro's generic config, it'll be in your log dir in a file usually called something like messages, boot, boot.log, dmesg etc etc or so. Easiest way to determine which file it is is to grep your syslog.conf for "kern.*". Another way to see the kernel ring buffer is to use "dmesg", tho that is filled continuously so you want to do/add dmesg > /some/file at the end of your boot sequence to save it.
 
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dmesg
to send it to a file use dmesg >dmesg.txt
 
Old 05-08-2003, 12:26 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by nakkaya
dmesg
to send it to a file use dmesg >dmesg.txt
Git*!, I spose you can't read what's been written already.


*That is, the turkish abbrev., not the english word :-]
 
  


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