Non root user want to see /var/log/messages - any suse equivalent of Solaris dmesg

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Non root user want to see /var/log/messages - any suse equivalent of Solaris dmesg

Hi

New to Suse - mainly used Solaris.
In solaris dmesg will also show you contents of messages log file but in Suse Liux it doesnt appear to.

I dont have root access to this Suse server, and wondering is there any other tool / utility that allows me to see the messages file contents like on Solaris?



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On Solaris, nowadays I believe that dmesg is simply a shell script showing the last 200 lines of /var/adm/messages. On many other systems, dmesg only contains messages from the kernel ring buffer whereas /var/log/messages usually contains logs from applications as well.
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