gene.heskett at verizon.net
Wed Nov 15 23:41:47 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 15 November 2006 17:03, Anne Wilson wrote:
>On Wednesday 15 November 2006 21:09, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Wednesday 15 November 2006 13:41, Paul Lemmons wrote:
>> >I have poked around and found a number of discussions on
>> >/var/log/boot.log being empty. Even located a bugzilla report on it
>> > However, what I have not found is a solution.
>> >Anybody else figure out how to capture the boot log?
>> >$ uname -a
>> >Linux xxxx.xxx.xxx 2.6.18-1.2849.fc6 #1 SMP Fri Nov 10 12:45:28 EST
>> > 2006 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
>> When you boot, the final log, in addition to being appended
>> to /var/log/messages is written out to /var/log/dmesg. This is the
>> current boot as its overwritten by a new boot.
>But don't you think that is totally illogical? boot.log would be a much
>better place for it.
I agree, but thats how its been since Red Hat 5-ish times.
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