[CentOS] What keeps logging to my console?

Michael H. Warfield mhw at WittsEnd.com
Mon Oct 20 14:22:46 UTC 2008


On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 12:51 +0200, Sorin Srbu wrote:
> Michael H. Warfield <> scribbled on Friday, October 17, 2008 4:45 PM:
> 
> > 	setterm --msg off
> > 
> > man setterm:
> > 
> >        -msg [on|off] (virtual consoles only)
> >               Enables or disables the sending of kernel printk()
> >               messages to the console.

> Is it possible to get rid of the iptables messages on the console as well,
> with the above tweak, or is it specifically and only for the kernel?

	iptables is in the kernel.

	AFAIK, it's either via syslog or via printk.  If you've shut them both
down, it should be gone.

> /S

	Mike
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