DMESG(8)                NetBSD System Manager's Manual                DMESG(8)


NAME
dmesg -- display the system message buffer
SYNOPSIS
dmesg [-M core] [-N system]
DESCRIPTION
dmesg displays the contents of the system message buffer. The options are as follows: -M Extract values associated with the name list from the specified core instead of the default ``/dev/mem''. -N Extract the name list from the specified system instead of the default ``/netbsd''. The system message buffer is a circular buffer of a fixed size. If the buffer has been filled, the first line of the dmesg output may not be complete. The size of the message buffer is configurable at compile-time on most systems with the MSGBUFSIZE kernel option. Look for MSGBUFSIZE in options(4) for details.
FILES
/var/run/dmesg.boot copy of dmesg at the time of last boot.
SEE ALSO
options(4), syslogd(8)
HISTORY
The dmesg command appeared in 4.0BSD. NetBSD 5.0 April 30, 2004 NetBSD 5.0

You can also request any man page by name and (optionally) by section:

Command: 
Section: 
Architecture: 
Collection: 
 

Use the DEFAULT collection to view manual pages for third-party software.


Powered by man-cgi 1.15, Panagiotis Christias
Modified for NetBSD by Kimmo Suominen