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Linux® Debugging and Performance Tuning: Tips and Techniques by Steve Best

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Chapter 8. Event Logging

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Often if something doesn’t work as expected, you might not see an error message. In most cases the message is there, but you have to know where to look. This chapter walks through Syslog and event logging, which are two of the error logging subsystems in Linux. It is good to have an overview of how the logging systems are set up so that you know that on the system you are debugging the logs are rotated daily. With this type of information, you might want to look at a log that was produced days ago to ...

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