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Fedora messages log not in chronological order - Fedora 21

asked 2015-02-26 09:05:15 -0600

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Why are the entries in the messages log not in chronological order?

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What kind of message, what log file?

covex gravatar imagecovex ( 2015-02-26 12:53:57 -0600 )edit

When I look at them with "System Log". The messages log is hard to view this way as it keep jumping the README that shows up as a type of log. When I started to scroll down messages I would see messages from several days ago and then more messages from current day a so forth. However if I run journalctl | less and then search for a date they are in the correct order.

edwardc01 gravatar imageedwardc01 ( 2015-02-28 10:36:20 -0600 )edit

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answered 2015-03-03 09:08:42 -0600

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This has cleared and now "System Log" under "messages" type is responsive. It doesn't pause when I scroll through the log or jump to other dates or the README file which it was doing pretty consistently. I can't say 100% what fixed it but the only thing I changed was to disable tracker, still unclear whether any updates from Fedora 21 had anything to do with it.

I did that by following direction at www.putorius.net/2014/12/disable-tracker-on-fedora-21-fedora-20.html .

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