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SubjectRe: Increasing dmesg buffer size?
Jordan Breeding wrote:
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> What kernel parameter do I need to modify in the source to allow a
> larger dmesg buffer? I have a lot of boot messages and I currently
> loose about 10-20 lines immediately and they can not even be seen in
> /var/log/dmesg because that file gets dumped after those lines are
> already gone. Thanks to anyone who can help.

That would be a #define of LOG_BUF_LEN in linux/kernel/printk.c.

Be sure to keep it a power of 2.

There have been several patch files for this on the kernel
mailing list, but it's easy enough to DIY.

~Randy
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