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Old 02-09-2015, 12:49 PM   #1
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where are /var/log/dmesg and /var/log/messages


Hi,

I have recently upgraded to fedora 21 (kernel version 3.17.8-200.fc20.x86_64) and I cannot find
/var/log/dmesg and /var/log/messages !

Have been removed? Is this because the OS's are going to replace init? Or, this is a problem in my system?
 
Old 02-09-2015, 06:38 PM   #2
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Yup, that's a new feature of systemd, or journald... Use the journald commands instead. You can also look in .local for some of those files, eg. Xorg.logs
 
Old 02-09-2015, 07:46 PM   #3
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Hiding logs is a feature, wow what a great idea!
 
Old 02-09-2015, 10:10 PM   #4
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Yup, that's a new feature of systemd, or journald... Use the journald commands instead. You can also look in .local for some of those files, eg. Xorg.logs

where can I read more about it?
 
Old 02-09-2015, 10:35 PM   #5
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These links might help:

https://www.digitalocean.com/communi...e-systemd-logs

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/systemd

http://0pointer.de/blog/projects/journalctl.html

You now know why there has been a kerfuffle over SystemD.
 
  


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