replacing rsyslogd in minimal with journald [was Re: systemd requires HTTP server and serves QR codes]
Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Wed Oct 10 08:54:28 UTC 2012
On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 09:50:43AM +0200, Björn Persson wrote:
> Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > On Tue, 09.10.12 09:09, Chris Adams (cmadams at hiwaay.net) 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
This would be essential for libguestfs tools to parse logs out of
guests (we do it now by reading /var/log/messages etc which has all of
the properties you state).
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