Re: svc: bad direction 268435456, dropping request
From: Hendrik Boom (hendrik_at_pooq.com)
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2005 09:21:44 -0400 To: email@example.com
On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 09:17:21AM -0400, Ugo Bellavance wrote:
> Hendrik Boom wrote:
> > I keep getting the following message showing up on my root consoles:
> >>svc: bad direction 268435456, dropping request
> > It's been a nuisance during upgrade, because when aptitude decides to
> > ask me a configuration question while I'm eating dinner, sometimes
> > the question is hopelessly obscured by the time I have to answer it.
> > I can only hope the question wasn't really important and press return.
> > (sometimes control-L helps. Sometimes not).
> > What is svc?
> > What piece of the system emits this?
> > What kind of requests are being processed?
> > Is it a problem I can fix?
> > Or should I just find a way of redirecting
> > the message to a safer place?
> > I'm using kernel vmlinuz-2.4.16-586. Would a newer kernel help?
> > I googled, and found several discussions that seemed to ask
> > nore thatn answer. The only ultimate cause I found rumoured
> > as a possibility as a LAN with duplicate IP numbers. I don't
> > have that problem.
> See /etc/syslog.conf and look what is redirected to the console or the
> tty of the console...
So I can shoot the nessenger... I'd still like to know what's wrong, though.
Does anyone know if this problem persists with the 2.6 kernel?
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