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Old 12-18-2006, 04:48 PM   #1
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get rid of "printk: # messages suppressed" message

I hate that alert that I keep getting when in a terminal. When ever I try to type or use nano those message fill the window and mess everything up. how do i stop them? thanks
Old 12-19-2006, 04:47 AM   #2
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Check out /etc/syslog.conf; see which messages are sent to "all", change it as you wish [perhaps redirect them to a file/tty etc.]
Old 12-19-2006, 04:56 AM   #3
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Or if you want to remove everything from the console:
# /etc/sysctl.conf - Configuration file for setting system variables
# See sysctl.conf (5) for information.

#kernel.domainname =

# Uncomment the following to stop low-level messages on console
#kernel.printk = 4 4 1 7
Old 12-21-2006, 07:49 AM   #4
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i believe to prevent messages to printed on the console you should uncomment this line per nx5000
#kernel.printk = 4 4 1 7
kernel.printk = 4 4 1 7
You could also use 3 4 17 if you want once you have edited the /etc/sysctl.conf run
#/sbin/sysctl -p
Old 10-04-2010, 07:37 AM   #5
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some times prink throws messages in the /var/log/messages

you can grep using $cat /var/log/messages | grep "your message"



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