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kernel printk messages suppressed

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by GTvert90, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. GTvert90

    GTvert90 Occasional Visitor

    Aug 21, 2013
    I'm really glad google brought me here. I've been trying to find out the cause of this for months. Asus tech couldn't answer my question.

    My question is. I've been chasing a router reboot issue. It likes to reboot under heavier usage. I have the AC66U and I would get crazy numbers like this snipit from my log

    Aug 22 00:43:15 kernel: printk: 2499 messages suppressed.
    Aug 22 00:43:20 kernel: printk: 2943 messages suppressed.
    Aug 22 00:43:25 kernel: printk: 7803 messages suppressed.
    Aug 22 00:43:30 kernel: printk: 5060 messages suppressed.
    Aug 22 00:43:35 kernel: printk: 5625 messages suppressed.
    Aug 22 00:43:40 kernel: printk: 7269 messages suppressed.
    Aug 22 00:43:45 kernel: printk: 6341 messages suppressed.
    Aug 22 00:43:50 kernel: printk: 4883 messages suppressed.

    could this have been adding to the workload and causing my reboots? I've gone through 2 RMA's and they actually sent me different ac66u all have the same issue. And all were tested good by Asus.

    I think I'll enjoy the site.

  2. GTvert90

    GTvert90 Occasional Visitor

    Aug 21, 2013
    my transfer speed has gone up from 1.5MB/s to 12.5MB/s wirelessly.. so I'm guessing this was putting a lot of extra strain on my router and could contribute to the rebooting
  3. Pericynthion

    Pericynthion Senior Member

    Aug 22, 2012
    San Diego , CA
    I think I just found this - I was installing the latest ASUS firmware, and I switched on IGMP snooping on both the 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz 'professional' tab in the wireless settings. I got a heap load of these exact messages - switching the option off didn't suppress them until I rebooted the router.

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