On Mon, 27 Jan 2020 at 13:59, Justin Noor <justinnoor...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello community,
> I'm looking for any advice on how to troubleshoot some strange and
> catastrophic behavior on my OpenBSD machine. Seemingly out of nowhere, it
> started freezing to the extent that only a forced shutdown (holding down
> the power button) gets me out of it. I suspect it's some kind of hardware
> failure, but I'm not 100% sure. It crashes when xenodm is running.
> Especially with firefox--it crashes instantly. If I disable xenodm it runs
> fine. I am unable to send any log files or anything. I had to send this
> email from a different machine. I can take pictures of log files and
> transfer the information, but I'm not sure where to start. Any feedback
> would be greatly appreciated.

You should have old copies of messages in /var/log:

oc@OpenBSD:~$ ls /var/log/messages*
/var/log/messages          /var/log/messages.1.gz
/var/log/messages.0.gz     /var/log/messages.2.gz

Ottavio Caruso

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