syslog - enables and disables printing to the console device, /dev/console, by the syslogd daemon.
The arguments to this command are as follows:
Starts printing to the console by the
Stops printing to the console by the
Under certain circumstances you may need to control the volume of information messages displayed on the console device. The syslog command enables you to control the syslogd daemon's capability to print messages to the console device.
Starting the syslogd daemon with the -s option has the same effect as using the following command: syslog console_off
The information is still logged in a log file, providing that logging
is enabled on your system.