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Old 08-23-2016, 11:48 AM   #1
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Boot Messages


Where do I find messages created while I just booted?
 
Old 08-23-2016, 12:03 PM   #2
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/var/log/dmesg
 
Old 08-23-2016, 10:11 PM   #3
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Where do I find the next to last boot message?
 
Old 08-24-2016, 12:59 AM   #4
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Where do I find the next to last boot message?
Hi...

Do any of these suggestions help?

NOTE: the -w option may not be available for your distribution and/or version.

Regards...

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Old 08-24-2016, 03:42 AM   #5
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On Centos (at least on v6) there is /var/log/dmesg and /var/log/boot.log
 
Old 08-24-2016, 04:47 AM   #6
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Old 08-25-2016, 08:02 PM   #7
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It would be in the log file which is basically under /var directory
 
  


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