replacing rsyslogd in minimal with journald [was Re: systemd requires HTTP server and serves QR codes]

Chris Adams cmadams at
Tue Oct 9 14:09:34 UTC 2012

Once upon a time, Lennart Poettering <mzerqung at> said:
> If people want some pixel-perfect copy of the traditional
> /var/log/messages, then they should just run "journalctl" without any
> args. It's much better than /var/log/messages:

How do you read this log when the system is not running (e.g. mounting
filesystems of a drive on another system, running from a rescue image,

Chris Adams <cmadams at>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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