timestamping for kernel messages (like Solaris and Linux)

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Mon Jun 9 09:21:49 UTC 2008

Niki Denev wrote:

> I'm looking at a Linux machine right now, and it looks like
> they use the time since boot (actually uptime) for the timestamps.

Debian or Ubuntu, right? I think RedHat uses absolute time (hh:mm:ss).

> Anyways, does this sound like something that FreeBSD should have?
> It could be useful in some situations, like embedded applications
> without running syslog,
> full /var partitions, etc.

If it's only available when explicitly turned on, sure.

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