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Re: [suse-security] short introduction to myself + a (simple) problem
  • From: "S.T.Ryder" <stryder@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2000 21:35:16 -0400 (EDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0008092126120.15704-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, Michael Schoenwiese wrote:

> Since some days, my /var/log/messages shows every 20 minutes following
> here is what it looks like :
> Aug 8 00:12:30 mail -- MARK --
> Aug 8 00:32:30 mail -- MARK --
> does anyone have an idea what it could be ?
> I have this message since I set up this server.
>
It's the heartbeat of the machine. I believe it flushes some buffers too.
Add the line:
"mark.* /dev/null"
to /etc/syslog.conf if you do not want to see it in the logs.
regards,


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