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OYY
April 13th, 2010, 04:19 PM
a lot of log file store in location /var/log/ but how to understand what the meaning in side the log file recorded down? how to find out the problem from the log file?

cdenley
April 13th, 2010, 04:37 PM
a lot of log file store in location /var/log/ but how to understand what the meaning in side the log file recorded down? how to find out the problem from the log file?

Which log? What is the problem?

KB1JWQ
April 13th, 2010, 06:24 PM
Some are obvious (mail.* for example cover mail problems).

messages is the default log.

What specific issue are you chasing down?