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Old 06-21-2009, 11:53 AM   #1
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Where are the Debian 4 error/crash/dump files written _during shutdown_?


I have a crash that only occurs as the system is shutting down. I can see some of the text, but then the system halts and the messages have scrolled off the screen.

Are there any error/crash/dump files that will log problems that occurred during the shutdown sequence? I need to be able to reboot and go look at what is in these files to see what happened during the last shutdown.
 
Old 06-22-2009, 05:45 AM   #2
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generally logs get saved in
/var/log/

did you have a look through them there yet?

have a look at
/var/log/syslog
if anything's stated in there.
that is if the machine still manages to write it down somewhere before it goes off (or however it crashes)
 
  


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