Those messages come from a change in fs/lock.c that just added a kprintfQuote:
>Just compiled the new kernel 1.3.95 and am seeing the following
>messages at boot, just before the login prompt:
>fcntl_setlk() called by process 81 with broken flock() emulation
> - " - 84 - " -
> - " - 85 - " -
>Six messages in all - they seem to correspond to each of the six
>Also get one of these message at each logout.
>Based on a very quick test the system appears to be working
>as normal otherwise both in command-line mode and in X.
>Any ideas ? Is anything seriously wrong or can I safely
>ignore this ?
>(I see there were some tty-related patches in 1.3.95 - what gives ?)
>PS. Using Slackware 3.0.0. with gcc 2.7.0.
statement. For all I can tell that code was executing silently in former
versions. This is hapening when agetty tries to lock the tty.