Kern.log and sys.log filling up!

Darcy Roberts darcy_ro at msn.com
Mon Jan 29 10:59:27 PST 2007


 -----Original Message-----
> From: lfs-support-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org 
> [mailto:lfs-support-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org] On Behalf 
> Of Vladimir A. Pavlov
> Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2007 3:58 PM
> To: lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: Kern.log and sys.log filling up!
> 
> 
> On Sunday 28 January 2007 22:35, Darcy Roberts wrote:
> > The problem is that /var/log/kern.log and /var/log/sys.log 
> are filling 
> > up at the rate of about 1K per second with messages such as:
> > 
> > Jan 28 09:17:33 test kernel: evbug.c: Event. Dev: 
> > isa0060/serio0/input0,
> > Type: 0, Code: 0, Value: 0
> > Jan 28 09:17:33 test kernel: evbug.c: Event. Dev: 
> isa0060/serio0/input0,
> > Type: 4, Code: 4, Value: 28
> > Jan 28 09:17:33 test kernel: evbug.c: Event. Dev: 
> isa0060/serio0/input0,
> > Type: 1, Code: 28, Value: 1
> > Jan 28 09:17:33 test kernel: evbug.c: Event. Dev: 
> isa0060/serio0/input0,
> > Type: 0, Code: 0, Value: 0
> <snip>
> > What kernel config have I messed up?
> 
> You have probably enabled unnecessary kernel debug options.
> 
> What does the following command say?
> $ grep -E '(DEBUG|EVBUG)' /usr/src/linux-<YOUR_KERNEL_VERSION>/.config
> 
> For me it shows about 30 lines with options, every one being 
> "not set" like this one: # CONFIG_PM_DEBUG is not set
> 
> If you see anything like this
> CONFIG_INPUT_EVBUG=y
> that means you should reconfigure the kernel to disable 
> kernel debugging.
> 
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That was it. The serial configuration included event logging. Turned it off,
all is well again.

Regards,
Darcy Roberts




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