[TAG] suppress terminal messages of other processes
ben at callahans.org
Tue Feb 17 18:21:10 MSK 2004
On Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 03:05:41PM +0000, Pete Jewell wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Feb 2004 09:50:50 -0500
> Ben Okopnik <ben at callahans.org> wrote:
> > > Are you shure there is no way to stop the messages send by root on
> > > THIS terminal?
> > Not unless you send _all_ output on that terminal to "/dev/null". :)
> > What you're proposing is _still_ getting rid of all system messages,
> > and I keep telling you that it's a bad idea - and thus not likely to
> > be supported. Getting rid of the non-critical messages from one
> > module, OK; shutting down system messages in general, bad idea.
> Actually, and I meant to put this in my last email, I would advocate
> that if Christoph wants to supress messages to screens, he should also
> monitor the relevant /var/log/* files for important messages, and act on
> them accordingly.
Or he could just see the messages and hit "Ctrl-L" to clear them after
reading them. The screen should redraw back to the way it was before the
message. I thought this would be too obvious to mention, but - maybe
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