What is dmesg, And How Do I Use It? - LinuxConfig.org

If you have been using Linux for some time, you will likely have come to appreciate how stable and configurable it is, especially if you have some idea of managing a Linux system well. One such tool in managing a system is checking the dmesg kernel log regularly, and especially when there is a problem with the system. The first place to go to is often the dmesg log.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/what-is-dmesg-and-how-do-i-use-it