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

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at
Tue Oct 9 14:16:16 UTC 2012

On Tue, 09.10.12 09:09, Chris Adams (cmadams at wrote:

> 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,
> etc.)?

journalctl -D <pathtothejournalfiles>


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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