Bug#33993: general: Should log all the boot messages
Decklin Foster writes ("Bug#33993: general: Should log all the boot messages"):
>Cesar Eduardo Barros <email@example.com> writes:
>> Package: general
>> Version: N/A
>> Severity: wishlist
>> There are too many boot messages, and they sometimes scroll too
>> fast. It would be nice to log all the output from the boot scripts.
>Huh? does dmesg not do what you want?
Dmesg catches the actual kernel messages, but it doesn't catch the
whole boot process---most particularly, it doesn't get all the output
of the /etc/init.d scripts that are run (and some of those errors are
I've been annoyed by it a few times, since my machine boots very
quickly, and usually xdm starts before I can read some of the last
messages (and then since the VT has changed, the scrollback is lost).
Richard W Kaszeta PhD. Candidate and Sysadmin
firstname.lastname@example.org University of MN, ME Dept