Bug 72944 - Noisy! Many misc console messages
Noisy! Many misc console messages
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.3
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-08-29 06:31 EDT by paulm
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-29 06:32:05 EDT
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Description paulm 2002-08-29 06:31:59 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 
1.0.3705)

Description of problem:
Starting with RH 7.3, I have been experienced and have been annoyed with 
console messages of considerable quantity and of various nature. There seems 
to be a consensus that 7.3 is a "noisy" kernel from different folks at RedHat. 
Is there a reason behind this, and/or any info on how to suppress or redirect?
Here are some samples of things I did not see pre 7.3 :
1) kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k scsi_hostadapter, errno 
2) scsi0:A:0:0: Tagged Queuing enabled.  Depth 253
3) Attached scsi disk sda at scsi0, channel 0, id 0, lu
4) kernel: Warning - running *really* short on DMA buffers
5) kernel: ENOMEM in journal_alloc_journal_head, retrying.

  

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Normal use of system, scsi devices in particular
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Actual Results:  See messages as indicated above, some repeat, some are one 
time per boot (ie. device init info).

Expected Results:  The way it was pre 7.3, quiet.

Additional info:

Would like to be able to supress or redirect info. We have operators on the 
console, so this is important.
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-08-29 06:35:45 EDT
most of the messages you quote are boot time only

anyway dmesg -nX will allow you to set what goes to the console and what not
(see man dmesg for values of X you care about)

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