Subject: Re: dmesg output
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 04/23/1997 00:47:22
On Tue, 22 Apr 1997, Andrew Brown wrote:
> then i looked at dmesg output...it still seems to have a bunch of
> stuff from the last time the machine was booted. including the
> panic message.
> where does it save it?
In a 4K buffer at the top of memory. If that doesn't get overwritten
by a power-cycle or memory tests or something like that, it will
be preserved across boots.
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