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Re: screen snapshot

On Wed, 26 Nov 1997 tko@westgac3.dragon.com wrote:

> This question has probably been asked before ... anyhow;
> How does one get a snapshot/logfile of the bootup process? I know about dmesg
> but the part which interest me is the processing which occurs _after_ dmesg
> stops. I've seen various debug messages, but they scroll off the screen before
> the login prompt comes up. I'd like to investigate and fix them if I could
> find out what they are. 8-)

Sometimes interesting errors and warnings will end up in /var/log/*. What
I did though is add 'vga=6' to /etc/lilo.conf to boot into 80x50 line
mode, then nothing scrolls off in the first place ;>


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