Matthew Flaschen wrote: > Marc Wilson wrote: >> On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 10:54:17PM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote: >>> This is debugging output intended for wireless driver developers only, you >>> are not expected to understand it. >> Then it shouldn't be outputting it, unless it's asked for. > > That's a ridiculous statement. /var/log/messages is not something > regular users are supposed to be looking at constantly. In normal use, > messages get printed there and ignored. That's okay. > > However, when an error occurs, it is vital the user be able to go to the > logs and copy relevant information. Having a "enable output to > /var/log" option would make it very hard to find intermittent errors. > > If you're an ordinary user and don't plan to file a bug report, just > ignore the logs and go on your way. > > Matt Flaschen > If you never want to see the error messages, then turn off sending them to the log files. You can configure (r)syslog to throw them away. I like the fact that I can go digging in the logs when something goes wrong. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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