Oh. D'oh! Well no wonder it didn't work. OK, I'll try that instead. Yeah, knew about redirection and pipes, but didn't know about dmesg...after a year, there's still so much to learn yet. I'll try my custom kernel (which I still have) and see what happens. -- Buddy Brannan, KB5ELV Email: davros at ycardz.com Voice mail: 877-791-5298 All opinions are all mine!