proc_kmsg - Man Page

kernel messages

Description

/proc/kmsg

This file can be used instead of the syslog(2) system call to read kernel messages. A process must have superuser privileges to read this file, and only one process should read this file. This file should not be read if a syslog process is running which uses the syslog(2) system call facility to log kernel messages.

Information in this file is retrieved with the dmesg(1) program.

See Also

proc(5)

Info

2023-08-15 Linux man-pages 6.7