[CentOS] What keeps logging to my console?

Michael H. Warfield mhw at WittsEnd.com
Tue Oct 21 17:52:50 UTC 2008


On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 09:51 +0200, Sorin Srbu wrote:
> Robert Spangler <> scribbled on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 12:03 AM:
> 
> >>  > It was thinking it is logged through klogd, and can be suppressed by
> >>  > starting klogd with the e.g. "-c 3" option.
> >>  > Change the bootoption of klogd in: /etc/sysconfig/syslog :  >
> >>  >    KLOGD_OPTIONS="-x -c 3"
> >>
> >>  Sounds vaguely like something my google-searches turned, but didn't quite
> >>  get/understand. I'll look into this again. Thx.
> >
> > I have the following in my /etc/sysctl.conf file;
> >
> > # Stop logging to console
> > kernel.printk = 3 4 1 7

> The setterm-command I tried yesterday didn't work. I'll give your setting a go. 

	Make sure you ran it from a VC.  It won't work remotely or in an X
windows terminal window.

> Thx.
> 
> /S

	Mike
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