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Re: [SLE] KDM messages
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 19:24:06 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505031924.06833.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 03 May 2005 11:57, Keith Powell wrote:
> I am running SUSE9.2 and have recently done a YaST upgrade to KDE3.4.
>
> Now, when I boot, I get a pile of messages when it gets to KDM. I have
> tried to find out what they all mean and if they are of importance, but
> have failed miserably! So I am asking the list for advice. Here are the
> messages, which all start with the date and time (which I am omitting to
> make things more concise):
>
> linux kernel: hw_random: RNG not detected
> linux kernel: ip6_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Net filter core team
> linux kernel: hdc: ATAPI 52x CD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 2048kB cache
> linux kernel: hdd: ATAPI 52x DVD-ROM drive, 256kB cache
> linux kernel: ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Net filter core team
> linux kernel: ip_conntrack version 2.1 (4093 buckets, 32744 max) - 340
> bytes per conntrack
> linux kernel: ip_conntrack version 0.1 (4093 buckets, 32744 max) - 212
> bytes per conntrack
> linux kernel: ALSA sound /pci/ac97/ac97-codec. c:2026: ac'97 analog
> subsections not ready
> linux ifup: No configuration found for sit0

These are all messages from your latest boot, log messages various programs
and kernel modules give out when they start/load

> linux kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev fd0, sector 0
> linux kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev fd0, sector 0

This just means you don't have a floppy in the drive. There's a program
running that polls your drives (the one that gives you popup dialogs when you
put a CD in the tray) and it tries to see if you have a floppy present. If
you don't, the above is what you will see


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