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My wireless driver is noisy. It prints out messages to the console every 10-30 seconds. So, if I'm working on VT1 or something, I get messages scrolling by all the time. Is there a way to shut this feature off? I like working on the virtual terminals, but this is making it hard to deal with. :)

Any ideas?

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You can use the command

dmesg -n 1

to suppress all messages from the kernel (and its drivers) except panic messages from appearing on the console.

To fix at each boot, add the command to:

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Great, that is just what I was looking for. :) –  dpb Jan 25 '12 at 21:43
The dmesg -n 1 must be run as root, e.g. sudo dmesg -n 1. –  ntc2 Nov 11 '14 at 1:09

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