Tag Archives: logging

Flashback: Remote kernel logging with netconsole for fun and profit

Have you ever had a machine that was a bit flaky? You know those ones that occasionally crash and don’t write anything useful into the log file. Sometimes you can capture those messages with netconsole. Just revisiting a small walk-through I wrote a while back. Remote kernel logging with netconsole for fun and profit

Remote kernel logging with netconsole for fun and profit

Have you ever experienced hard lockups and seen no trace of the cause in your log files? Those situations can be even more of a pain if you do not have physical access to the machine since you will not be able to look for kernel oops on the console. You could buy a serial […]

Automatic session logging and monitoring with GNU screen for the paranoid.

Yes its been a while since I have checked in. Sorry I’ve just been too busy. But I have a great tip this time. Recently I had the need to do automatic session logging. A 3rd party was going to be logging into one of my servers to check out some software glitches that were […]