var/log/messages umass da0 >6 how to stop?

David Southwell david at
Fri Apr 27 14:41:16 UTC 2007

On Friday 27 April 2007 07:33:11 James Seward wrote:
> On 4/27/07, David Southwell <david at> wrote:
> > The problem is that although messages stop for da0 I cannot stop da1 AND
> > I would really like to be able to control this without having to have
> > memory cards et al in the devices at all times.
> I get this when I have my USB card reader plugged in (and empty). I'm
> pretty sure it's hal (via KDE) which is responsible for the polling in
> my case. My low-tech fix is to yank the USB cable out when I'm not
> using the reader :) If there was a way to stop it filling up my syslog
> though I'd love to know.
> /JMS

Umph -- glad I am not the only one with the problem. The difficulty in my case 
is that the media devices are built in to the front of the case so I cannot 
really unplu the usb without turning off the machine!!

There must be a solution. I wish I was a bit brighter!!


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