howto know the previous shutdown was unexpected in linux

Detlef Lechner Detlef.Lechner at
Sun Jan 3 09:27:48 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-01-01 at 11:35 +0530, Swapnil Jain wrote:
> Hi,
> i there a way in ubuntu to know if the previous shutdown was unexpected, may be due to power failure, direct power off, or anything else..

Have a look in /var/log/syslog.0


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