Re: How to read log files
On Mon, 29 Mar 2010 13:38:14 +0200
Javier Barroso <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 9:06 AM, Dotan Cohen <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Why don't you just post what you've got? You will most probably find
> >> someone who can explain not only where the problem is but how to read
> >> it, too.
> > In the general sense my intention was to learn and not lazy-web the
> > list. But you are right, attached is /var/log/messages.
> My 2 cents: read and understand log messages when you are in trouble,
> if system is working well, you don't need understand these logs.
I think that, on the contrary, it's very important to get familiar with
the system's logs under normal conditions. This way, when you do have
a problem, you'll know what's normal and what are the important lines.
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