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Date:      Sun, 29 Sep 1996 23:08:24 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Keith Leonard <keithl@gil.net>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: messages mess up display
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.960929230724.410E-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.3.93.960929222053.5470A-100000@wakko.gil.net>

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On Sun, 29 Sep 1996, Keith Leonard wrote:

> 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.....

I suppose you could edit syslogd.conf and change it, but an easier way to
do it (and preserve the important messages) is to just use the next
virtual terminal over with ALT-F2.  (note that alt-F3 will get you yet
another vty)

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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