Re: Strange messages on all terminals
On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 12:31:48PM -0500, Scott Henson wrote:
> I am having a problem with all my virtual terminals(ctr-alt-F<1-6>) For
> some reason a constant stream of information is sent to all of them. It
> seems to be something to do with my internet connection, because its
> specifying MAC addresses and a couple of other things which makes me
> think its displaying all incomming packets to the terminals. Now this
> is not affecting X or any of the X-terms, but its sure a bother while
> working in a virtual terminal. I am running woody and a 2.4.19 ac
> pre-patch. Anyone have an idea why this is happening. Its been going
> on for a while now and I tried re-compiling the kernel taking out all
> verbose debug messages having to do with the net connection. I am also
> running the new isc dhcp client 3.0, but this was happening before with
> the old 2.2 version. Im not sure what else might be causing this. This
> is especially embaracing because Im trying to get a bunch of my friends
> to switch from windows, and having all that trash there and not knowing
> what is causeing it is not a major selling point. Anyone have an idea?
You could try looking at man klogd and the -c switch. If this looks
like giving you a possible solution to your problem you will need to
alter /etc/init.d/klogd. The line you want probably says
at present. Altering it to
may be what you want.
The archived bug reports for klogd should provide you with an
explanation to give to your friends and relieve your embarrassment.