* MarceI Figuerola Estrada (firstname.lastname@example.org) [011008 12:02]: > When I start linux I get a list of error messages which I can't view because the screen scrolls so fast. Is there any way to read them? The short answer is 'dmesg'. Check out 'man dmesg' for more info, or just peek in /var/log/dmesg (i.e. 'less /var/log/dmesg'). They may not be error messages, but simply diagnostic messages. One of the great things about linux is that rather than show you a moving blue bar, it actually tells you what it's doing. Not every message indicates an error, just a status. Now onto some lecturing (list etiquette): Please set your editor to wrap lines at 72 columns. If you need help, just tell us which editor you're using. When posting a new question, start a new thread rather than replying to a previous post. This means you should tell your mailer to compose a new message, rather than using its 'reply' function. Use 'reply' when you're replying to something, and use 'new message' when you're starting a new topic. Always use an informative and appropriate subject line. This one should have been "scrolling error messages" instead of "another quetsion. good times, -- Vineet http://www.anti-dmca.org Unauthorized use of this .sig may constitute violation of US law. echo Qba\'g gernq ba zr\! |tr 'a-zA-Z' 'n-za-mN-ZA-M'
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