[systemd-devel] journald and kernel logging

Kay Sievers kay at vrfy.org
Thu Jul 4 14:52:35 PDT 2013

On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 2:38 PM, Tomasz Sobczyk <dottomi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is the fact that journald reads the kernel log, but doesn't prevent
> the messages from outputting to the active terminal a bug or desired
> behaviour?
> # echo "Test" > /dev/kmsg
> Test
> #
> If I, let's say, connect a USB device then the active terminal is
> spammed with the kernel log messages. I can prevent this by starting a
> system logger, but with journald running I shouldn't need another one,
> right?

It's not really the journal's task to fiddle with the log level of the
kernel console output.

Use "quiet" on the kernel command line?


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