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    can someone please explain how to find the errors relating to hardwares using log files ?

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    Hi there,

    It can depend on the hardware and the symptoms you are experiencing, but the dmesg command will give you lots of information which can be useful if you search for your device in it.

    If you give us more details on the problem kit and what is going wrong, we may be able to help you more.

    Let us know how you get on.
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    I agree with kakariko8182. There isn't a dedicated log for all Hardware. dmesg records all boot up activities and is useful to detect errors, if any.
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