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

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at
Wed Oct 10 10:08:07 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 12:00:41PM +0200, Björn Persson wrote:
> Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > I checked out the code, and it does seem as if the format is intended
> > to be backwards compatible.  It uses a set of filesystem-like
> > "compatible" and "incompatible" flags, so presumably a sufficiently
> > recent journalctl would be able to read any previous version of the
> > binary file format.
> So if my Fedora box won't boot, and I take the disk out and mount it in 
> a CentOS box, I might not be able to read the log because journalctl in 
> CentOS might be too old? Not fun.

You can easily just boot the current Fedora Live CD on your other box
instead of CentOS. Or boot the Fedora Live CD inside a KVM guest and
mount the broken disk to your guest instead of the host.

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