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re: kern/46488: Feature suggestion for "dmesg" output
> > Aren't they logged (with timestamp) by syslogd in /var/log/messages (at
> > least in the default configuration) as well?
> > If log rotation gets in the way, you can configure it to a kernel only
> > log and rotate that slower (or never).
> The problem with /var/log/messages is that a lot of things get
> logged there and after months the old entries that are needed to
> determine time/date of events are no longer available (due to the log
> files being cycled out eventually) on high-volume systems.
> Setting up a kernel-only log seems like a great solution (although
> timestamps in dmesg output for errors that occur after the boot
> process is complete would still be nice). Which "man" page should I
> read to find out more about configuring this?
i wish we used this as a default, i love having each level have its
own file etc. also, i think in 2012 it's time to increase the
ps: also see all.newsyslog.conf.
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