dmesg not working on new system

Greg Barniskis nalists at
Mon Jun 5 10:29:08 PDT 2006

Chris Maness wrote:
> I just installed 6.1 and upgraded to RELEASE-p1.  The command dmesg is 
> not displaying any kernel messages, any suggestions?  

Suggests all is well?

dmesg outputs stuff from the current system message buffer, which 
contains your boot messages right after booting but those can get 
flushed over time. Boot messages are saved to a file though, for 

more /var/run/dmesg.boot

Greg Barniskis, Computer Systems Integrator
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