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Re: Empty boot.log



On Thu, 2006-05-11 at 00:24 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> On 5/10/06, Jim Cornette <fc-cornette insight rr com> wrote:
> > Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I am trying to figure out a problem that I am having with my madwifi
> > > supported wifi card not loading properly. As a result, i noticed that
> > > all my boot.log files are empty. What could be causing this?
> > >
> > > Please advise.
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > > Arthur
> > >
> >
> > dmesg is as good as it gets. someone decided to replace boot logging
> > with a better system and do away with logging to boot log. I cannot
> > recall what was supposed to replace the boot.log file
> > console=/var/log/boot.log ?
> >
> > Jim
> 
> That's plain ridiculous. How am I to troubleshoot error messages that
> come up during boot? I can't exactly pause the boot.

No but running dmesg soon after boot will give you what you need. 
I say soon because dmesg reads from a finite buffer.
> 
-- 
Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>


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