Boot messages?

Karl Auer kauer at
Fri Jul 22 07:53:47 UTC 2016

On Fri, 2016-07-22 at 09:34 +0200, Josef Wolf wrote:
> I remove the "quiet" option in the kernel parameter list, so I can 
> see the messages that are output during boot.
> Unfortunately, when boot is ready, the screen is cleared and the 
> login prompt (or graphical login manager) appears, giving me no 
> chance to read any error messages. Switching back with CTRL-ALT-F!
> don't help, either.
> How can I read those messages?

The "dmesg" command should show you most if not all of them.

Also see /var/log/kern.log

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at

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