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Re: [SLE] /var/log/boot.log is 0 bytes
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 13:37:27 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0503291334560.7864@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Monday 2005-03-28 at 23:20 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:

> > > No. It overflows the screen, and also lacks the timestamps of boot.log
> > > that I use to narrow down points of interest. Where does its output come
> > > from?
>
> > dmesg | less
>
> > No idea where the output comes from, possibly it's a specially formatted
> > version of boot.msg, but I really don't know.
>
> Dmesg doesn't tell me anything about when the messages were generated,
> so is of marginal help. Redirected dmesg output to a file is equally
> unhelpful.


The /var/log/boot.msg file contains no timestamp, the same as dmesg, and
that's how it is. If it overflows, use a pipe to less, as Scott told you
(not to a file). Standard unix/linux, you know...

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson


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