On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 02:09:36PM -0400, Jude DaShiell wrote: > On Sun, 28 Oct 2012, Hans-J. Ullrich wrote: > > > Hi Folks, > > > > since some time my logs are flooded with the folowwing message: > > > > Oct 28 11:45:09 localhost kernel: [ 3395.992226] option: > > option_instat_callback: error -2 > > Oct 28 11:45:14 localhost kernel: [ 3401.009057] option: > > option_instat_callback: error -2 > > Oct 28 11:45:19 localhost kernel: [ 3406.008941] option: > > option_instat_callback: error -2 > > > > and so on. > > > > I cannot find the reason for it. Everything is working fine, but in the console > > it is just annoying. Is there something known about this behaviour? According to a quick search, this appears to be a USB issue (mostly people with 3G dongles are reporting the error. If possible, try the latest (stable) kernel and see if it resolves the issue. > > > > My system: Debian/wheezy 32-bit, EEEPC 1005HGO. > > > > Best regards > > > > Hans > > > Doesn't Linux have a syslog program that just appends subsequent time > stamps to duplicate messages so the message appears once with a count of > occurrences after it and each of the time stamps appears indented off the > left margin? If not, that might be a useful one to write. It has two that I know of. The old sysklogd does this by default; the new default syslog server, rsyslog, can also do this, but it isn't enabled by default.
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