Monday, 13 November 2017

Re: Should Ubuntu systemd journal logs be persistent by default?

On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 03:50:20PM +0000, Robie Basak wrote:
> So what exactly is only going to the systemd journal now (and thus not
> being persisted) that was being saved somewhere persistently before?

Hi Robie --

I think the closest corollary to "what has regressed" that you asked,
is /var/log/upstart from trusty -> xenial. These files often contained
early error messages from service startup that did not yet get to the
point of logging to syslog.

Similar messages show up in the journal.

David Britton <>

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