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Andy Price

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Boot up logs
« on: February 24, 2010, 06:57:19 pm »
Hi.
The answer to this is probably obvious, but I can't find any log file which gives the entire screen output from booting into VL6.0 until the log-in box appears. boot.log contains only a fraction of the messages which flash past.
Thanks.
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Re: Boot up logs
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2010, 08:06:17 pm »
Other log files to check:
/var/log/messages
/var/log/debug
/var/log/syslog

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Re: Boot up logs
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2010, 09:56:37 pm »
dmesg is also a good resource.

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Andy Price

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Re: Boot up logs
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2010, 08:05:30 am »
Thanks for the suggestions, there's a heap of information in there. I was surprised that some of the logs stretched right back to last March when I installed the system. Still, none of them give quite what I want - perhaps the text scrolling past on boot-up is not logged as such.

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Re: Boot up logs
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2010, 09:57:02 am »
/var/log/boot.log ?
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Re: Boot up logs
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2010, 12:45:11 pm »
I think you can press pause on the keyboard during boot to pause the boot process so you can read the stuff on the screen.
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