Subject: Re: howto debug kernel
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/12/1997 17:05:16
Jason Thorpe <email@example.com> writes:
> ...not really, but it works like:
How about I commit this?
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.Dd May 12, 1997
.Dt LOG 9
.Nd log a message from the kernel through the /dev/klog device
.Fd #include <sys/syslog.h>
.Fa "int level"
.Fa "const char *format"
function allows the kernel to send messages to user processes listening
on /dev/klog. Usually
.Xr syslogd 8
is used to receive these messages and write them to a log file.
All messages are logged using facility
.Dv LOG_KERN .
.Xr syslog 3
for a listing of log levels.
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr syslog 3 ,
.Xr syslogd 8