Name

dmesg

Synopsis

dmesg [options]

Displays the system control messages from the kernel ring buffer. This buffer stores all messages since the last system boot or the most recent ones, if the buffer has been filled.

Options

-M core

Use the specified core file from which to extract messages instead of /dev/kmem.

-N system

Use the specified system instead of the default /mach_kernel.

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