[CentOS] Ctl+Alt+F12

Ted Miller tmiller at broadcast.net
Sat Sep 2 01:23:06 UTC 2006

Matt Hyclak wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 11:06:03PM -0400, Ted Miller enlightened us:
>> I am migrating from Mandriva to Centos (currently running dual boot).  One 
>> thing I miss on Centos is being able to switch to Console 12 and see system 
>> messages in real time.  My IPCop firewall has this turned on as well.  Is 
>> this a setting I can change, or a program I can add, or is it not available?

> The change can be made in /etc/syslog.conf

Thanks.  Got it running once you pointed me to the correct man page. 
Having no idea what it is called (and never having any reason to look at 
syslog.conf before) I was clueless where to start.

Ted Miller

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