The YaST Control Center has several modules that cannot easily be classified into the first six module groups. They can be used for things like viewing log files and installing drivers from a vendor CD.
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View information concerning the start-up of the computer in
/var/log/boot.msg, which contains the screen
messages displayed when the computer starts. Viewing the log can
help determine if the computer started properly and if all services
and functions were started correctly.
var/log/messages. Kernel messages, sorted
according to date and time, are also recorded here. View the status
of certain system components using the box at the top. The following
options are possible from the system log and boot log modules:
This is the general system log file. Here, view kernel
messages, users logging in as
root, and other
This displays processor information, including its type, make, model, and performance.
This shows which DMA channels are currently being used.
This shows which interrupts are in use and how many of each have been in use.
This displays the status of input/output memory.
This shows which I/O ports are in use at the moment.
This displays memory status.
This displays the individual modules.
This displays devices currently mounted.
This shows the partitioning of all hard disks.
This displays the current version of Linux.
This displays all YaST log messages.
This displays information concerning the start-up of the system.
This displays login failures.
This displays all system warnings.