Where are the startup messages logged?

Brian McKee brian.mckee at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 17:52:38 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 8:42 AM, Detlef Lechner <Detlef.Lechner at gmx.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> Where can I find the startup messages logged, e. g. "Setting up console
> font and key map [OK]"? dmesg and syslog log only the messages "console:
> colour dummy device 80x25; console [tty0] enabled; Console: switching to
> colour frame buffer device 160x50."
> /etc/default/bootlogd includes an entry 'BOOTLOGD_ENABLE=Yes'

try 'sudo dmesg'

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