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Date:      Wed, 7 Jan 2009 12:10:12 -0500
From:      "David Horn" <>
To:        "chris. scott" <>
Subject:   Re: Kernel messages redirection
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On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 10:52 AM, chris.scott <> wrote:
> hi
> Does anyone know howto redirect/stop kernel messages from displaying on
> ttyv0?

Look at conscontrol(8) as one option. ( There may be other ways that
work better for your case, but I have used conscontrol on my
7.0-RELEASE machine before with success )

You can use conscontrol(8) to either mute, or redirect kernel messages
to another virtual console.

Good Luck.

---Dave Horn

> eg when you plug in a usb disk you get a load of messages to the 1st screen
> console
> I am writing a custom installer and its a pain as every time I label and
> geom provider it spams a load of stuff and messes up my nice display. This
> is nothing to do with syslog as I have already turned off logging to
> /dev/console, ive tried a few curious looking sysctl varibles but not found
> anything that works yet.
> k
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