Hi: how can I increase the buffer for the text output console (Shift-PgUp).
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-s, --buffer-size size
Use a buffer of size to query the kernel ring buffer. This is
16392 by default. (The default kernel syslog buffer size was
4096 at first, 8192 since 1.3.54, 16384 since 2.1.113.) If you
have set the kernel buffer to be larger than the default then
this option can be used to view the entire buffer.
Well, here what I see is that I need a definition of kernel ring buffer. Could you provide me one? I could not find any. And of kernel syslog buffer. The latter is self-evident but is it the same as the former?
Really, to be able to scroll back just after boot, which would be to increase the kernel ring buffer. This kernel ring buffer, its only purpose is to log kernel messages? Scroll back of course I can, but not up to where the kernel begins decompression. My transient solution is 'dmesg -s 64000 |less'.