On Mon, 5 Jun 2006, Lowell Gilbert wrote:

Greg Barniskis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

Chris Maness wrote:

On Mon, 5 Jun 2006, Greg Barniskis wrote:

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

I just thought it was strange because every other system I have it
at least displays dmesg.boot if there is no other messages.  Is this
new behavior for 6.1?

Not new behavior. A dmesg on any of my running systems (4.x, 5.x)
returns nothing after a time. You were just catching it before the
buffer was flushed. I don't know what triggers that, and it is
possible that the trigger/timing of it may have changed in 6.x (and as
always, YMMV).

Interesting.  Does "dmesg -a" show anything different?

Yes, it does, but why would it not show anything without the flag right after a reboot? Wierd. I almost suspect hard drive issues.
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