Subject: Re: Boot messages into /var/log/messages ...
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dustin Sallings <email@example.com>
Date: 09/26/1997 15:26:16
> On Fri, 26 Sep 1997 13:46:25 -0700
> Luwenth the Lewd <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I am working on trying to figure out why a recently acquired SCSI
> > tape changer isn't behaving, and I noticed a large change in the
> > information that's being put into /var/log/messages on a reboot.
> > It used to be that all the messages to console started with cpu0.
> > Now, I seem to be only getting snippets of all the messages.
> > Is this something I likely flubbed in my config file, or is there
> > something else that I'm missing?
> > I'm including the messages old and new, and my conf file, if anyone
> > wants to take the time to look them over.
> > -- Ricky
> Hmm, did you recently update your sources? If you did, and built a new
> kernel, and didn't update syslogd and dmesg, this could be part of the
> problem. The way the message buffer is mapped was changed, and the
> expected lossage from not being in sync is a bit like you're describing.
How recently did this happen? I don't have the space currently
to build everything, so I just build kernels. Is there a way to know when
I should be building other parts?