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Old 08-11-2003, 04:18 PM   #1
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Boot Messages

What file do I need to see in order to see all of the messages which appear at boot. I looked at the /var/log/messages and it only gave me certain but not all of the messages. Thanks.
Old 08-11-2003, 04:35 PM   #2
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I did not really find an answer to this.
You might like to read a thread I started:
'dmesg doesn't show everything'
Old 08-12-2003, 05:12 AM   #3
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Enter "dmesg" as **root**

Or, even better, enter "dmesg | less", as root, to scroll up/down the list of messages.

You'll see everything that was displayed by the system as it boots. If it's not in the dmesg, it's not a system message... Maybe a message from an alien?

Seriously, though, trust me: dmesg displays everything.


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