stop kernel messages from splashing on the console

Cameron Simpson cs at
Mon Jul 28 23:31:47 UTC 2008

On 28Jul2008 13:44, Vikram Goyal <vikigoyal at> wrote:
| I am getting these kernel messages on the consoles which I want to avoid
| as many times I have to login through them as the system runs in level
| 3.
| I have edited the /etc/syslog.conf as:
| #kern.*               /dev/console
| kern.*                /var/log/kern_messages
| # Everybody gets emergency messages
| #*.emerg              *
| *.emerg               /var/log/kern_messages
| Still the messages are getting splashed on to the ttys.

You did restart syslogd after the edit?
Cameron Simpson <cs at> DoD#743

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