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SunOS man pages : dmesg (1)

Maintenance Commands                                    dmesg(1M)

NAME

dmesg - collect system diagnostic messages to form error log

SYNOPSIS

/usr/bin/dmesg /usr/sbin/dmesg

DESCRIPTION

dmesg is made obsolete by syslogd(1M) for maintenance of the system error log. dmesg looks in a system buffer for recently printed diagnos- tic messages and prints them on the standard output.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWesu (32-bit) | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | | SUNWesxu (64-bit) | |_____________________________|_____________________________|

SEE ALSO

syslogd(1M), attributes(5) SunOS 5.8 Last change: 20 Jul 1999 1