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

Björn Persson bjorn at
Wed Oct 10 07:50:43 UTC 2012

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

So the rescue system (which might not always be Fedora) must have 
journalctl installed. Is the file format stable, or can it break if the 
rescue system has a different version of journalctl? Is the format 
perchance even documented so that other tools for reading logs could be 

Björn Persson

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