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Re: 2.2.x kernel problem: modprobe spamming the console

Joey Hess <joey@kitenet.net> writes:

> The other problem I've seen with boot-floppies with a 2.2 kernel is that
> modprobe will spam the console with messages. This seems to be a varient of
> a known problem, there is code in init.c to deal with the same problem if
> installing on a serial console.
> Looks to me like there's something broken in the kernel 2.2 console handing
> code in configure_terminals(). It's setting serial_cons=/dev/tty1.
> Where are messages supposed to go to? /dev/null?

>From dbootstrap, messages are normally supposed to go to tty3.
Not sure about what that means for serial console situations.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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