I'm using armbian and have a problem with freezes on boot. I wanted to look into logs to understand why, but occasionaly I have only one log with current session:

journalctl --list-boots

returns only one boot. I want to enable logging past boots too. I tried to do it like here is said: How do I display log messages from previous boots under CentOS 7?


  1. I already had /var/log/journal but it was empty.
  2. After reboot I still have only one boot in list-boots.

What else can I do to enable logging?

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Did it by changing /etc/systemd/journald.conf to


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