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collect red hat linux error logs


I have two questions,first of all is where can I collect more error logs(the log under /var/log/messages), also give the corresponding explain is grateful.The second one is the log under various versions(such as red hat,suse,etc) is the same or not.

Thanks for answers.


  • Goineasy9
    Goineasy9 Posts: 1,114
    All error logs are kept in /var/log/. I use Krusader-root mode to look at them, although there are applications in differerent DE's that do the same thing.
  • All logs kept under /var/log directory if you using solaris their is slight diff in the location /var/adm


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