[ILUG] Dept of utterly useless error messages
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Tue May 16 14:56:41 IST 2006
On 16 May 2006, at 14:18, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Every now and then I get a spate of error messages in /var/log/
> messages like
> May 16 13:46:50 alfred snmpd: netsnmp_assert index == tmp failed
> if-mib/data_access/interface.c:468 _access_interface
> May 16 13:47:50 alfred last message repeated 2 times
> May 16 13:49:20 alfred last message repeated 3 times
> I googled for this, but only found other people equally baffled.
> Linux error messages really are ubelievably bad.
> How could any sane person write a program which produces the above
It's a message from snmpd. Somehow I don't think you want to run
snmpd, so if you stop doing that, you'll certainly stop getting those
> I'm thinking of going over to Minix-3.
Good luck with that Tim.
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