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Re: [opensuse] 'restart' /var/log/messages (trivial question)
On 01/07/2014 10:04 AM, Roger Oberholtzer wrote:

I admit this is a strange and perhaps unnecessary question, but...

I have a openSUSE 10.0 server (was it openSUSE at that time) that is running
fine. It has been up for over a year. A while back, the root file system
up (ftp activity) and some log files are no longer being written to. For
example, /var/log/messages. I know that I could reboot and all would be well.
But this is Linux. Surely there is another way to restart activity to this
without resorting to a system restart. Any suggestions?

man rsyslogd

kill -HUP $(cat /var/run/

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