Restart caused by?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sun Mar 15 10:42:39 PDT 2009

> my fresh FreeBSD install just rebooted last night and i wonder how to
> find out the reason why this happened? I took a look at the log files
> but there was no explanation for this.

if your logs just "cut off", it just panicked or hard-restarted.

if first - look at /var/run/dmesg.boot to see if logs just contains kernel 
messages from last boot, or something from before.

often it's hardware problem.

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