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SubjectRe: linux kernel v2.4.0-test7 problems
On Sun, Aug 27, 2000 at 06:04:18AM +0300, Ahmed El-Mahmoudy wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Aug 2000, Michael H. Warfield wrote:

> > As to why they (and only they) show up on your virtual console,
> > you might want to look and see what classes of syslog messages are
> > directed there. Check /etc/syslog.conf and see if you have any active
> > /dev/console lines in there.


> there isn't a single active /dev/console line in the /etc/syslog.conf, but
> I have this though:

> # Everybody gets emergency messages, plus log them on another
> # machine.
> *.emerg *

> could this be causing it ? and if yes, that means that messages I am
> getting are emerg (ie. emergency ?) messages ?

Those are emergency messages that go to anyone logged in (the *
is a magic cookie to indicate that syslogd should call "wall" to write
all). If it's not going to EVERYONE, then no. That's NOT it.

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