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

Björn Persson bjorn at
Wed Oct 10 11:21:49 UTC 2012

Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 12:00:41PM +0200, Björn Persson wrote:
> > 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.

Downloading a CD image, setting up a virtual machine and figuring out how 
to mount a disk on it might not be a very hard problem, but it does take 
more time and effort than typing "less /mnt/var/log/messages".

Björn Persson

More information about the devel mailing list