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Re: Can't redirect stout and stderr

Nicolas George <george@nsup.org> writes:

> Le sextidi 6 floréal, an CCXXIII, Rodolfo Medina a écrit :
>> > "&> file" is a bashism but should work.
>> >
>> > "> file 2&1" is a typo for "> file 2>&1"
>> Both commands write onto `file' only a part of the output of `update-grub',
>> I think the standard output.  After giving the command and pressing `enter',
>> that part is not shown on the screen but sent to `file'.  The `error' part
>> instead (the one complaining `unable to read superblock' and so on) is not
>> written to `file' but is shown after giving the command and pressing
>> `enter', and I don't manage to send it to a file.
> That is not normal. Unless update-grub is doing something really really
> wrong, there is some other problem at work.
> The "script" suggestion was a good one if the problem is not unwritable
> filesystem:
> Start "script", then enter, you get a new shell. Run your commands
> (including the redirects: a cleanly redirected output is more readable than
> a script recording), then exit the shell. You get a file named "typescript"
> with the tty output.

Thanks.  But the file `typescript', just as the above `file', only includes the
`nice' part of update-grub's output, not the error messages.  What to do?



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