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I found the following line at the end of my /var/log/messages.1

Apr 29 13:58:29 MyLaptop kernel: Kernel logging (proc) stopped.

/var/log/messages is indeed empty? This happened when I updated to Natty. I am trying to debug another problem so I am wondering: what happened? Where did my logging go to?

How can I turn it back on?

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Looks like kernel logging will be output to /var/log/kern.log in Natty. The line you're seeing (Kernel logging stopped) will have been the last entry before the output was switched to the new file.

This is all configured in /etc/rsyslog.conf and /etc/rsyslog.d/*.conf, if you're keen to poke around.

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Thanks so much, I was not sure it was correct because I am missing some log entries but that is a totally different problem I guess. –  Yashima May 9 '11 at 16:00

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