[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Logging bootup sequence

On Wed, Dec 02, 1998 at 04:43:52PM -0500, MallarJ@aol.com wrote:

> As a new Debian user, I'd kind of like to see what Linux is doing when it
> boots up.  Is there a way to log the boot up sequence (before the syslog takes
> over) so I can peruse it? Unforunately, the Pause key doesn't seem to work...
> I'm booting from a floppy if that matters..

Comprehensive logging isn't happening anytime soon I don't think.

BUT, hold the left Shift key and use the PageUp key to scroll back up through
the bootup messages. Note that this works best if you don't switch consoles or
start X until you've finished looking.


Reply to: