Stop syslog from writing certain facilities to console?

Simas Cepaitis snc at
Sun Jul 6 23:26:44 PDT 2003

Kirk Strauser wrote:
> I'm running Leafnode in a FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE jail environment.  `fetchnews'
> reports a lot of minor errors to news.err, and these get written to console
> (which annoys me to no end).
> /etc/syslog.conf looks like:
>     *.err;kern.debug;auth.notice;mail.crit          /dev/console

*.err;kern.debug;auth.notice;mail.crit;news.none    /dev/console

You should really read syslog.conf(5)

Simas Cepaitis
snc at

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