dmesg not working on new system

doug at doug at
Tue Jun 6 01:12:03 UTC 2006

I am assuming you do not have a serial console but yes check out 'man 

I did not remember but got it pretty quickly by search 'boot+verbose'. The 
handbook is really pretty good these days. That said I have never tried the 
loader.conf option.

On Mon, 5 Jun 2006, Chris Maness wrote:

> On Mon, 5 Jun 2006, doug wrote:
>> A couple of things you can try: turn on the all.log line in syslog.conf; 
>> and, mkae sure syslog.conf and newsyslog.conf match the source tree. If all 
>> that looks okay, do a boot verbose (I forget the syntax). If you are 
>> getting any warning or status messages that could cause this either the 
>> all.log or the boot should show them.
> There are no deltas between the two files and there originals from the source 
> tree.  I administer this box via remote shell (ssh).  Is there a way to boot 
> in verbose mode via a remote connection?

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