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    What log file to check

    When i woke the system from sleep mode, the system was unresponsive
    * the keyboard numlock led as stuck as well
    * i was able to reboot using REISUB
    what log file should contain a error message for me to read as to why this happended
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    Re: What log file to check

    Check all of them in /var/log/

    I'd use egrep -i 'erro|warn' /var/log/*g

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    Re: What log file to check

    I'd also check the journal. 'journalctl -b ' followed by a negative number (-1 = logs from the previous boot, -2 the one before that, and so on).

    Holger

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