Re: Repeat the Ending

Jon Lewis (
Thu, 12 Jun 1997 01:45:13 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 11 Jun 1997, Mikko J Rauhala wrote:

> > > Better scroll back in the kernel would be useful for scrolling back to see
> > > bootup messages...which screen can't help with. It would also be nice to
> > > be able to have scrollback without VGA, i.e. in servers with hercules
> > > clone mono cards.
> > To get the bootup messages: dmesg
> I see you haven't had a lot of kernel debug messages coming your way...

Take an SMP kernel, compile in drivers for a few devices...a SCSI card or
two, ethernet, a selection of SCSI devices, etc., especially things like
the Buslogic driver (16 or so lines of bootup info!), and the kernel
message buffer runs out of space real quick.

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