[clug-talk] boot log?
trweniger at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 14:09:43 PST 2005
On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 14:46:22 -0700, Michael Walters
<waltersm at telusplanet.net> wrote:
> I am curious as to what the boot log is called and how to scroll back and
> forth through it.
> If I could scroll back and forth through my boot log I believe that I could
> learn a little bit about how my computer boots into Linux and could perhaps
> trim the boot daemons a little for security purposes and use only the
> necessary boot daemons for my purposes. I seem to remember Szemir saying
> something to that effect on one of his presentations on security and common
> Michael Walters - CLUGG tier two member
You can peruse most logs @ /var/log. Using FC3, I can view the log
graphically using the system-log-viewer from the Application -> System
Tools menu, or from the terminal you can use cat or your favorite
text editor to view it.
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