[lug] Continuous dmesg Monitoring?

Vishal Verma stellarhopper at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 13:45:42 MST 2017

Most modern 'dmesg' should have the --follow option for this.

On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 1:39 PM, <stimits at comcast.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> Long ago I only needed the content of "/var/log/messages", and could
> monitor this continuously via "tail -f /var/log/messages". These days the
> dmesg ring buffer is the interface, but I've never found a way to "tail -f"
> this continuously. Can anyone here suggest any tricks to monitor dmesg in
> real time without polling?
> Thanks!
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