Get rid of messages from modules

Matthias Benkmann matthias at
Wed Sep 5 04:13:39 PDT 2001

On 5 Sep 2001, at 3:48, Daniel Roethlisberger wrote:

> Matthias Benkmann <matthias at> wrote:
> >> If that doesn't work, do a dmesg -n 1 before the modprobes.
> > You should actually replace 1 with the highest number that still
> > suppresses the messages and set dmesg -n 7 again after the
> > loadprocs so that you don't miss important messages.
> Well, I usually don't want anything but Panics appearing on the
> console. All the messages will be sent to kmsg anyway, where klogd
> will pick them up and do as it will with them. So nothing is lost ;)

If your hard disk is starting to give you read errors, you might want to 
see that immediately rather then whenever you check your logs next time.


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