Re: Tracking boot messages
On Mon, 17 Jan 2011 10:53:51 -0500, Stephen Powell wrote:
> Hello, list. I am trying to find a way to track boot messages. I know
> about things like
> less /var/log/syslog
> but they don't cover everything. For example, /etc/init.d/console-setup
> issues a message during boot that goes something like this:
> Setting up console font and keymap
> and this does not appear in either dmesg output or in /var/log/syslog.
(see the responses in the other user's e-mails, you have to manually
What I can't see is why this logging facility is not enabled by default.
I also think it should be kept in a unique file, instead to be split in "/
var/log/dmesg" and "/var/log/boot", IMO it would be easier to read,
interpret and debug...