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SubjectRe: Logging More Messages?
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Amazingly enough Andrew E. Mileski said:
> I assume this happens because sysklogd reads the messages from
> the scrollback buffer after it is started, in order to log
> messages which have gone by already. It just isn't reading back
> far enough, as the info is there in the scrollback buffer
> (I can see it).

Actually, it's an internal buffer. See kernel/printk.c. It's
8k.

If you're generating more than 8k of data, perhaps you can
rearrange things to start up syslog sooner.


> (kern.* /var/adm/kernel). The messages don't appear,

As a sidebar, /var/adm is deprecated, replaced by /var/log.
Minor point, I suppose.

mrc
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