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Date:      Wed, 26 Jun 2013 23:40:07 -0400
From:      Robert Huff <>
To:        Polytropon <>
Cc:        Robert Huff <>,
Subject:   Re: logging during loader
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Polytropon writes:

>  > 	During the processing of loader.conf, something gets printed
>  > that suggests all is not right.  However, this is a sufficiently
>  > modern machine it goes by too fast to read exactly what.
>  > 	It is my understanding that file gets read before the system
>  > logging facilities are operational, and possibly before things like
>  > ^S/^Q work on the terminal.
>  > 	Is there a way to store the results of that phase of boot-up?
>  Being on the 1st virtual terminal in text mode (ttyv0) which
>  also acts as the console device, press the "Scroll Lock"
>  key and use the vertical arrow keys and page scrolling keys
>  to get to the top of the log.

	This does not work for me.  Specifically, pushing [Scroll Lock]
causes the appropriate light to go on, but output continues to flow.

					Robert Huff

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