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Re: How/where can I see the messages from booting

After you boot you can use the command "dmesg" and pipe it through
"less" or "more". For example at the prompt,
$ dmesg | less

That won't show the whole boot message but most of it.

wolfgang.schwoerer@gefm.com wrote:
> Hi all,
> as you can see I'm new in that media because that's my second try to post a
> question, because I didn't see my first mail, sent to
> debian-user-request@lists.debian.org.
> Hopefully now that's the right way.
> I startet with debian installed from a CD included in the german magazin CHIP
> last year.
> Having troubles in configuring an xserver on my debian linux system I'm faced
> the following:
> when booting linux there are lots auf messages scrolling away, so I can't read.
> I guess they are stored in a logfile anywhere in the system for later viewing.
> But where?
> Could anybody give advice?
> Thank's for hints
> Wolfgang
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