Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Fri, 14 Feb 2020 13:01:30 -0600
From:      Valeri Galtsev <galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu>
To:        Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@rocketmail.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Technological advantages over Linux
Message-ID:  <7371554e-82a3-a7aa-b764-ae2627e241d3@kicp.uchicago.edu>
In-Reply-To: <20200214195430.25365f87@moonstudio>
References:  <20200214121620.GA80657@admin.sibptus.ru> <BAF0D681-7C95-419E-A49C-993F0EA39748@kicp.uchicago.edu> <20200214195430.25365f87@moonstudio>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help


On 2020-02-14 12:54, Ralf Mardorf via freebsd-questions wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> what is better, a doorbell, a car or a watering can?
> It's not the best analogy, since regarding operating systems the answer
> not only depends on the use case, but also on the skills of the user.
> 
> On Fri, 14 Feb 2020 08:03:06 -0600, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>> Add to that binary logs
> 
> "Tip: While the journal is stored in a binary format, the content of
> stored messages is not modified. This means it is viewable with
> strings, for example for recovery in an environment which does not have
> systemd installed, e.g.:
> 
> $ strings /mnt/arch/var/log/journal/af4967d77fba44c6b093d0e9862f6ddd/system.journal | grep -i message
> " - https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Systemd/Journal

Thanks for the tip Ralf! As always, your brilliance brings me, lazy 
person, right to what I need without learning new everchanging commands ;-)

This (using strings here) reminds me a comedy clip about machintosh: 
"sometimes you need to trick mac into doing what you actually want him 
to do" ;-)



> 
> Regards,
> Ralf
> _______________________________________________
> freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list
> https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe@freebsd.org"
> 

-- 
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Valeri Galtsev
Sr System Administrator
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
Phone: 773-702-4247
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++



Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?7371554e-82a3-a7aa-b764-ae2627e241d3>