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Old 07-07-2003, 02:12 PM   #1
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Troubleshooting Question


My RH8.0 linux box has been crashing lately. Is there some log file I can look at to see what the problem is? If there are more than one, where are they?
 
Old 07-07-2003, 02:19 PM   #2
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Try /var/log/messages

If it was X that crased then you could try the /var/log/XFree86.log
 
Old 07-07-2003, 02:27 PM   #3
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It was the entire computer in some regard. My linux box runs headless, and I just use it as a file server, DHCP server, and I check my email through it. That's about it. :/
 
  


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