dmesg empty after shutdown -r

Mel fbsd.questions at
Thu May 1 08:20:28 UTC 2008

On Thursday 01 May 2008 01:58:46 A Hamilton-Wright wrote:

> After "shutdown -r now" and the subsequent reboot, I have
> logged in to my machine
>  	FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE #0: Sun Feb 24 10:35:36
> UTC 2008     root at 
> amd64
> Everything seems to be running normally, except "dmesg" produces
> no output, and /var/run/dmesg.boot is zero bytes long.
> Does anyone have any ideas why this would ever occur?  Or even how
> it could occur?

dmesg -M doesn't show anything either?

Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.

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