Subject: Re: garbled dmesg
To: Geert Hendrickx <email@example.com>
From: matthew sporleder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/14/2005 13:00:33
My guess is that sysctl kern.version got corrupted during its
generation at build time somewhere. Possibly a type casting issue or
overflow of some sort where ?^M is coming out as the text?
Again, just a guess.
On 12/14/05, Geert Hendrickx <email@example.com> wrote:
> one of my machines always produces a garbled dmesg: it begins with a lot =
> ^M characters, the end is truncated (it shows more devices on the screen
> during boot), and again followed by a sequence of ^M (see attachment). I
> see this both in dmesg(8) and in /var/run/dmesg.boot. Any idea what coul=
> be causing this? The machine is a pentium4 EM64T running 3.0_RC6/i386.