Should Ubuntu systemd journal logs be persistent by default?

Jan Claeys lists at
Fri Nov 17 16:21:03 UTC 2017

On Mon, 2017-11-13 at 16:12 +0000, Mark Stosberg wrote:
> *"For a standard Ubuntu Maverick (10.10) system, the output will be
> sent to file /var/log/daemon.log, whilst on newer Ubuntu systems
> such as Ubuntu Natty (11.04), the output will be directed to file
> /var/log/syslog."*
> In turn, I understand that "syslog" logging has been persistent-by-
> default per years.
> It seems that with the switch to systemd as the init system, the
> logging that originates from the init system became not-persistent by
> default.

    $ grep -c 'systemd\[1\]:' /var/log/syslog

It's still there...

Jan Claeys

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