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Date:      Tue, 1 Jul 1997 02:24:10 -0400
From:      "Troy Settle" <>
To:        <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>, "Elton Chiu" <>
Subject:   Re: Turning off messages in virtual terminal
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From: Elton Chiu <>
>I noticed that when I logged on more than one virtual terminals, the
>virtual terminal would display couple lines of login messages from the
>second virtual terminal as well. Could anyone please tell me how I could
>suppress those messages?

Check /etc/syslog.conf

>Another unrelated question is how do I recall the last command typed at
>console (on Linux, I typed the "up arrow" key and ^R for other systems).

Try changing your shell to bash, tcsh, or zsh.  (linux uses bash by

>Thanks for your help.

Uhmm.. sure, no problem

Troy Settle <>
Network Administrator, iPlus Internet Services

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