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Re: [suse-security] Problems with /var/log/messages
  • From: Stefan Suurmeijer <stefan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2000 01:49:38 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0008040147430.19154-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Br√°ulio Gergull wrote:

> > I'm having the following problem:
> >
> > Whenever cron gzip's my messages file, all logging to the "new" messages
> file
> > is stopped, no information is entered.
>
> I have a similar situation here, however just the mail log stops after
> logrotate runs.
>
> > The only solution I found sofar is
> > rebooting the machine, there has to be a simpler solution !
>
> You don't need to reboot, just restart syslogd:
>
> /sbin/init.d/syslog restart
>
> However this is not a solution. I've posted this question before but gotno
> answers.
>
> I'm running SuSE 6.3.
>

See Suse's earlier reaction (Roman sent it I think?): update the aaa_base
package, there is a bug in the older distros concerning log-rotating.

> rgrds,
> Br√°ulio Gergull
>
>
>
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