dmesg not working on new system

Chris Maness chris at
Mon Jun 5 17:52:34 PDT 2006

> Is /var/run/dmesg.boot populated correctly? 
> What kinds of things are in the -a output? 
named error messages mostly (this is a name server)
> Same results booting with or without network attached? 
Haven't tried, but there are no messages displayed by dmesg (without a 
flag) at the time
> (asking because busy network w/ lots of system messages seems to be 
> what's flushing the buffer for me). 

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list