Day: February 15, 2012

Scratch of the day – dmesg log is not at /var/log

dmesg log is the place where system information are written to it, similar to /var/log/messages. It is particularly useful to get information of Hardware details. But after some time, the information in /var/log/dmesg.today & /var/log/dmesg.yesterday are replaced with system messages where by boot messages are replaced.

Fortunately, a copy of boot messages in dmesg are still available in :

/var/run/dmesg.boot

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