root msgs on ttyv0..
jez.hancock at munk.nu
Thu May 22 04:13:28 PDT 2003
On Thu, May 22, 2003 at 12:37:16PM +0200, Dick Hoogendijk wrote:
> Can someone explain to me how I can get rid of the messages that clutter
> my ttyv0, when I log in as root on i,e, ttyv4. It's messing up my work
> on the first tty (where I work as a normal user). Reading news w/ slrn
> and *bhang* "a message about root activities on another tty.."
> Can this be turned off? Or redirected to another tty? Or what?
Yes, read the manpage: man syslogd.conf
Specifically try changing this line:
If you wanted to stop receiving messages about logging on, perhaps try:
remember to send a hangup signal to syslogd:
kill -HUP `cat /var/run/syslog.pid`
after changing /etc/syslog.conf.
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