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[solved] Log messages on console (was: Bothering error message when logging out X)

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 06:54:26PM +0000, Rodolfo Medina wrote:

>>> Every time I log out my Gnome X environment (Debian Etch), after a few
>>> seconds
>>> the following message appears:
>>>  NET: Registered protocol family 10
>>>  lo: Disabled Privacy Extensions
>>>  IPv6 over IPv4 tunneling driver
>>> .  I wonder what it means, and above all I wish to eliminate it!  Googling
>>> around gave no help.  Can anybody help?

"Douglas A. Tutty" <dtutty@porchlight.ca> writes:

>> These are kernel messages being posted to the terminal.  Do you get
>> other kernel messages (e.g. like when you plug in a USB device)?
>> See the top of /etc/sysctl.conf


> Thanks, this worked: in /etc/sysctl.conf I uncommented the line:
>  kernel.printk = 4 4 1 7
> so to stop low-level messages on console, and that bothering message did not
> appear any more.  But still, when I plug in my usb pendrive, the following
> message appears:
>  sda: assuming drive cache: write through
> .  How can I avoid this as well, and all undesired kernel messages?

The solution seems to be:

 # echo "dmesg -n 1" >> /etc/init.d/rc.local


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