system boot

How do I read and/or view logs files under OpenSuse / Novell Enterprise Linux?

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I’ve made changes / updates to my /etc/inittab file to configure init process to start with agetty. init reads the /etc/inittab configuration file at the time of system boot. How do I re-read this file without rebooting my Linux server?


Q. I’d like to monitor my UNIX / Linux server reboot / shutdown usage. How do I get more information about reboot and shutdown command? A. There is a file called /var/log/wtmp. The pseudo user reboot logs in each time the system is rebooted. Thus last reboot will show a log of all reboots since […]