System Update froze - UbuntuMATE 16-04

Sarunas Burdulis sarunas at math.dartmouth.edu
Thu Jun 21 19:38:09 UTC 2018


On 2018-06-21 15:18, Bret Busby wrote:
> On 22/06/2018, Sarunas Burdulis <sarunas at math.dartmouth.edu> wrote:
>> On 2018-06-21 13:41, Bret Busby wrote:
>>> On 22/06/2018, Sarunas Burdulis <sarunas at math.dartmouth.edu> wrote:
>>
>>>> ... If you're not sure what
>>>> sdb is, you can search dmesg messages for clues. For example
>>>>
>>>> dmesg | grep -A8 usb
>>>>
>>>> might show new USB device being initialized and then turned into sdb.
>>
>> ...
>>
>>> root at bret-Inspiron-580-UbuntuMATE:/home/bret# dmesg | grep -A8 usb
>>> root at bret-Inspiron-580-UbuntuMATE:/home/bret# dmesg | grep usb
>>> root at bret-Inspiron-580-UbuntuMATE:/home/bret#
>>
>> You can grep /var/log/dmesg* similarly. Use zgrep for dmesg.N.gz ones.
>>
>>
> 
> "
> root at bret-Inspiron-580-UbuntuMATE:/home/bret# grep -A8  usb /var/log/dmesg*
> root at bret-Inspiron-580-UbuntuMATE:/home/bret# man grep
> root at bret-Inspiron-580-UbuntuMATE:/home/bret# grep -A8  usb /var/log/dmesg*
> root at bret-Inspiron-580-UbuntuMATE:/home/bret#
> "

zgrep -A8 -i usb /var/log/dmesg*

> I can not determine what dmesg.N.gz files exist, as I apparently have
> no file management tools.

“File management”:
ls -l /var/log/dmesg*

-- 
Sarunas Burdulis
Systems Administrator, Dartmouth Mathematics
math.dartmouth.edu/~sarunas

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 488 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/attachments/20180621/e114d1bf/attachment-0001.sig>


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list