freebsd log files

Benjamin Sobotta mayday at
Fri Mar 31 22:02:47 UTC 2006

On Friday 31 March 2006 08:25, Logan McNaughton wrote:
> What log file stors things like system shutdown notices and that, I want to
> run root-tail in my icewm background, and Im looking for the right log file
> to show, i tried /var/log/messages, but it doesnt show shutdown notices,
> can anyone help me out? thanks
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check out /etc/syslog.conf. You can specifiy what you want to log where. For 
example you could choose a console instead of a file.



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