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man pages section 4: Device and Network Interfaces

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

sysmsg(4D)

Name

sysmsg - system message routing to console devices

Synopsis

/dev/sysmsg 

Description

The file /dev/sysmsg routes output to a variable set of console devices. Writes to /dev/sysmsg are always directed to the system console /dev/console, and are in addition directed to a set of auxiliary console devices managed by consadm(8).

Only root has permission to write to this device.

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/core-os
Interface Stability
Committed

See Also

console(4D), attributes(7) , consadm(8), syslogd(8)