Bug#706349: bootlogd: some messages which are visible at booting are not saved in boot log file.

Pierre Ynard linkfanel at yahoo.fr
Tue Feb 19 15:28:35 GMT 2019

> the following 2 messages are always visible/displaying/appear when the
> system is booting:
> [    8.364387] [drm:radeon_pci_probe] *ERROR* radeon kernel modesetting for R600 or later requires firmware-linux-nonfree.
> [   25.481480] r8169 0000:06:00.0: firmware: agent aborted loading rtl_nic/rtl8105e-1.fw (not found?)

> i assumed that both messages are saved in /var/log/boot file.
> but both messages are not saved in boot file.

I'm not sure that there is any issue here. These are kernel logs and get
logged to /var/log/dmesg, and kern.log, and also get included in syslog.

/var/log/boot doesn't log everything that appears on the screen; and
kernel logs may or may not be displayed depending on their severity and
on system settings, which is also a reason to keep them separate.

Pierre Ynard

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