[CentOS] What keeps logging to my console?

Dirk H. Schulz dirk.schulz at kinzesberg.de
Fri Oct 24 12:46:40 UTC 2008


Hi folks,

--On 17. Oktober 2008 10:45:08 -0400 "Michael H. Warfield" 
<mhw at WittsEnd.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 12:13 +0200, Dirk H. Schulz wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>
>> I have lots of messages like these appearing on my local CentOS 5.2
>> consoles:
>> > Oct 17 12:03:29 machine kernel: printk: 1 messages suppressed.
>> > Oct 17 12:03:29 machine kernel: pbond0: received packet with  own
>> > address
>> as source address
>
>> So the question is: What process logs directly to the console bypassing
>> syslog/kernel log facilities? How can I find where to stop that?
>
> 	It's the kernel itself.
>
> 	In a VC:
>
> 	setterm --msg off

That did the trick, many thanks.

But now I have 1000s of messages like
"printk: 4 messages suppressed" in my /var/log/messages.

Can I get rid of that, too?

Dirk




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