[systemd-devel] Feature suggestion: journalctrl -b <n>

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Thu Sep 27 04:49:49 PDT 2012

'Twas brillig, and Henrik /KaarPoSoft at 26/09/12 22:51 did gyre and gimble:
> Dear all,
> "journalctrl -b" shows messages from the current boot.
> However, I often find it useful to look at messages from the previous boot.
> Hence I would like to propose a new feature:
> "journalctrl -b <n>"
> should show messages from the n'th previous boot,
> default being n=0, i.e. current boot.
> What do you think about this?
> PS:
> It might also be useful to have an option to show all boot-ID's in the
> journal,
> maybe showing first and last timestamp of the log, and number of entries.
> And maybe having an option like "journalctrl -b <boot-ID>"
> /Henrik

Sounds like a pretty useful feature to me.



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