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Debug logging

From build 3044 the development baton passed to Mark Crossley. Mark has been responsible for all the Builds since. He has made the code available on GitHub. It is Mark's hope that others will join in this development, but at the very least he welcomes your ideas for future developments (see Cumulus MX Development suggestions).

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Cortmalaw
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Debug logging

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I wanted to turn on debug logging. To find out how, I looked in the Wiki. I fixed the link there to refer to the new updated Settings / Program settings menu.

I let Cumulus continue for a while, then looked for the file. But I can't find it. According to the Wiki, it should be called Debug.log in the CumulusMX root directory.
But it isn't there. Indeed, it doesn't seem to be anywhere on my system:

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pi@SSD:/opt/CumulusMX $ sudo find / -name "*.log"
/var/log/dpkg.log
/var/log/mail.log
/var/log/daemon.log
/var/log/apache2/error.log
/var/log/apache2/access.log
/var/log/apache2/other_vhosts_access.log
/var/log/user.log
/var/log/fontconfig.log
/var/log/auth.log
/var/log/kern.log
/var/log/bootstrap.log
/var/log/boot.log
/var/log/apt/term.log
/var/log/apt/history.log
/var/log/mosquitto/mosquitto.log
/var/log/alternatives.log
/usr/share/doc/python3.7/pybench.log
The settings page says the switch only turns Debug logging on for the current session, but I tried a restart and that didn't make a file either

What am I doing wrong? or is something broken?

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Re: Debug logging

Post by water01 »

In CumulusMX the logging files are in the MXDiags directory and are in date order with a .txt extension.

I think you must have been looking at the old Cumulus 1 part of the documentation.
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Re: Debug logging

Post by Cortmalaw »

Thanks, got it!

The Wiki page does not say whether it is for Cumulus 1 or CumulusMX. I updated it to cover both.

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