Redhat - Where is the log file for the initial boot process?
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What's the uptime on that box? Not sure about RHEL5, but on RHEL4 the logrotate default for boot.log is to rotate it weekly and keep four previous weeks' worth. If you've been up longer, they're history.
Anyway, can you explain more about what you're ultimately trying to accomplish? What is the problem, exactly?
There really isn't a problem, more curiosity than anything. It came about when I booted the system and at the last second saw that something failed, but I didn't have time to see which service it was. I figured there had to be a log file for this.
I just rebooted the system, so I have an uptime of about 45 seconds. Still nothing in there except a couple of lines about dhclient...