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Date:      Mon, 30 Sep 1996 13:01:29 +0200 (MET DST)
From:      Robert Eckardt <roberte@mep.ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
To:        moos@degnet.baynet.de
Cc:        keithl@gil.net, questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: messages mess up display
Message-ID:  <199609301101.NAA05705@gluon.mep.ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
In-Reply-To: <324FBA97.1834@degnet.baynet.de> from Darius Moos at "30. Sep. 96 11:20:00"

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> Don't know how to suppress this messages but if you are using vi
> for editing files, simply hit CTRL-L to redisplay the current screen.
> 
> Darius Moos.
> 
> 
> Keith Leonard wrote:
> > 
> > Howdy,
> > I am probably asking a stupid question but - after a lot of work I have
> > 2.1.5 working on my machine (486DX4 with 32megs ram and a 824 meg HD). I
> > love it (once I caught on to the rationale), however no matter how I log
> > on (root or keithl (wheel group)) I keep getting these anoying (sp?)
> > messages about loggings and changes , etc. poping up on the display, which
> > of course messes up the file (visually) that I'm working on. I realize to
> > get rid of it (on the screen) I just need to cursor past the message and
> > back to where I was - BUT PLEEEEASE.....
> > 
> > Any way to disable this message thingee?

Check the man pages of syslogd(8) and syslog.conf(5).
You can edit /etc/syslog.conf to log only important messages
(kernel error, etc.) to root and/or console.

Hope this helps,
Robert

> > keithl@gil.net

> > ps. I have tried compiling the kernel without the system V message option
This is something completely different.
(It's interprocess communication)

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