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Re: Viewing bootup message

On Tue, 10 Feb 1998, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 09, 1998 at 09:11:27PM -0500, tsnake@rhombus.net wrote:
> > How can you view the entire list of messeges that show when you boot into
> > linux? It all either scrolls by too fast or too much read/decipher as it
> > rolls off the top. Is there a file that mirrors that output or someway I
> > can re-direct it to a file for perusal?
> dmesg will show you the kernel stuff, eg "dmesg | less". Most of 
> it is in the logs in /var/log too. There's no way (that I know of)
> to see all the non-kernel stuff.

I could shift/page right back to the bios messages after startup until I
upgraded svgatextmode (currently Version: 1.8-4.)  Now I cannot go back
past whatever is on the screen when svgatextmode starts.  Has anyone got a
fix for this?

> Note that scroll lock will pause the display.
> Hamish


Lindsay Allen   <allen@cleo.murdoch.edu.au>  Perth, Western Australia
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