[CentOS] question

Tim Edwards tim at registriesltd.com.au
Wed Nov 16 04:23:31 UTC 2005

adrian kok wrote:
> Hi all
> I have the following questions
> 1/ do you know how to interrupt the console to capture
> the message when the system is in booting

try shift+page up

Otherwise you can seem them once its booted up by running dmesg as root

> 2/ I use "top" to monitor the process to output the
> file. but the file is empty. Do you know why?

top uses curses to output stuff so its probably not the best thing to 
output stuff to files, although if you do 'top > /tmp/filename' it seems 
to work. Might be better to have a look at ps if you want to do this.

Tim Edwards

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