On 23-10-2011 19:35, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 23, 2011 at 6:43 PM, Mauro Santos
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Do you know if the shutdown messages are logged somewhere or if it's
>> possible to log them somewhere (I've grepped through the logs but didn't
>> find anything), as it might come in handy since shutdown happens really
>> fast and there isn't much time to read any warnings or errors.
> We don't log shutdown as the disks are being unmounted. What I usually
> do is to edit /etc/rc.conf and add "bash" on a line just before the
> final shutdown. That will give you a shell and you can view the
> previous messages, and when you are done you just "exit" to continue
> shutting down.
Oh nice idea, not ideal to catch one-off problems but better than
( and I guess you meant /etc/rc.shutdown but I got the idea
Thanks for the tips and explanations