After d-u this is obsoleted !

One possibility is:
  • boot in runlevel 3 (add 3 in the boot-line)
  • after booting you see the login
  • 'first scroll up before you log in', then mark the screen,
  • now goto console 2 (Ctrl Alt 2) and log in,
  • open with an editor a new file, and paste,
  • now change back to console 1 (Ctrl Alt 1) and mark the rest,
  • go to console 2 (Ctrl Alt 2) , paste, then close the file with save,
  • now:

aptosid-paste file