Printing Bootscript error messages to file

Debian User lfs17 at home.com
Tue Oct 9 11:45:21 PDT 2001


Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 10:11:53PM -0500, Debian User wrote:
> > dmesg does not print the error messages.  I would think that there should
>
> dmesg prints the output from the kernel.
>
> > be some easy way to print out bootscript error messages.  Are not the error
> > messages
> > are more important than the regular messages?
>
> They are, the scripts just aren't great at the moment to capture this
> properly. Especially if your file systems aren't mounted yet in read-write
> mode, there's simply nowhere to write the output to. So you're going to
> have to write it down in that case on a piece of paper or something like
> that.
>
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Thank you, it seems that standard output prints to dmesg but standard error
redirects somewhere.  How does standard output have a place to write?


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