Increasing the DMESG buffer....

Willem Jan Withagen wjw at
Wed Nov 21 15:51:57 UTC 2012

On 2012-11-21 16:08, Andriy Gapon wrote:
> on 21/11/2012 15:20 Willem Jan Withagen said the following:
>> On 2012-11-21 11:14, Peter Jeremy wrote:
>>> On 2012-Nov-21 10:57:49 +0100, Willem Jan Withagen <wjw at> wrote:
>>>> Probably because the kernelbuffer for it is too small.
>>>> I know there used to be a kernel option to increase it.
>>>> But I can not find it with the setting in NOTES or any other place I
>>>> looked....
>>> # Size of the kernel message buffer.  Should be N * pagesize.
>>> options         MSGBUF_SIZE=40960
>> Right,
>> That was the one....
> Alternatively you could set kern.msgbufsize tunable.

That is a fresh new one for me.
Now you tell me.... :) after I've started compiling a new kernel.

Need to set that in loader.conf.


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