I have (for example) this log entry in
[600711.395348] do_trap: 6 callbacks suppressed
Is there a possibility to convert this 'dmesg' time to 'real' time to know, when this event happend?
It looks as if it was implemented recently for Quantal (12.10) : see http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/17829/ .
Edit. As another extension on Ignacio's answer, here are some scripts to enhance dmesg output on older systems.
( Note: for the python version of the code shown there, one will want to replace
Finally, for a single value like
and get the event date and time.
( Please note that due to round-off errors the last second digit probably won't be accurate. ) .
To extend on Ignacio's answer, the entries contained in
The time given in dmesg is in seconds since kernel startup. So, just add that many seconds to when the kernel started running (hint: uptime).