Subject: Re: Boot messages into /var/log/messages ...
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Dustin Sallings <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/26/1997 15:26:16
> On Fri, 26 Sep 1997 13:46:25 -0700 
>  Luwenth the Lewd <> 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?