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Re: systemd intermittent startup

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Zenaan Harkness <zen@freedbms.net> wrote:
> WFT?!!?! No syslog file.
> BIG apologies, I have been deceived by the systemd - I assumed it
> would log _something_ to syslog. No. Everything I was seeing (and
> reporting on thus far) was init. systemd "hangs" before it logs
> anything for me. Then _eventually_ (2 minutes, may be less?) provides
> for a root login, which I gratefully accept, but still nothing, no
> thing, not a thing (not even an empty syslog file) was logged.
> /var/log/syslog.1 (old file) and older exist, but no /var/log/syslog.
> Where to?
> I'm willing to try to assist a little with shiny syslog on debian, but
> this is starting to _not_ look sane, to me.
> I believe I ran systemd at least once (suspending and unsuspending
> over a day or so), since I tested both systemctl and systemadm
> (systemd's gui).

My systemd-debian box logs to syslog...

I can also get logs from "systemd-journalctl".

I can furthermore specifically target networking, for example, with
"systemd-journalctl _SYSTEMD_UNIT=networking.service".

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