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Send kernel messages to console N

see also : dmesg


setlogcons N

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The command setlogcons N sets all kernel messges to the console specified as N.

By default kernel messages are sent to the current console.

To change the level of messages sent, use dmesg

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setlogcons was originally written by Andries Brouwer for the kbd package.

This manual page was written by Alastair McKinstry.

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