• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 375
  • Last Modified:

syslog logging to console

I have several systems installed with Mandrake 10.0 Community.  Once in a while, stuff that goes to /var/log/messages also to the console.  I looked in /etc/syslog.conf and nothing appears to go to /dev/console or any tty.  How do I make it stop?
0
Mithander
Asked:
Mithander
1 Solution
 
jlevieCommented:
Those are probably klogd messages. On a RedHat system you can suppress those in /etc/sysconfig/syslog with:

# Options to klogd
# -2 prints all kernel oops messages twice; once for klogd to decode, and
#    once for processing with 'ksymoops'
# -x disables all klogd processing of oops messages entirely
# See klogd(8) for more details
KLOGD_OPTIONS="-x -c 3"
0
 
MithanderAuthor Commented:
I had:
KLOGD_OPTIONS="-2"
changed it to:
KLOGD_OPTIONS="-2 -c 1"
hopefully this will fix it.  Should know in the next few hours.

Thanks.
0

Featured Post

[Webinar] Database Backup and Recovery

Does your company store data on premises, off site, in the cloud, or a combination of these? If you answered “yes”, you need a data backup recovery plan that fits each and every platform. Watch now as as Percona teaches us how to build agile data backup recovery plan.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now