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Re: [suse-security] Problems with /var/log/messages
  • From: "BrŠulio Gergull" <webmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 16:12:35 -0300
  • Message-id: <003801bffd7e$d1e7cfc0$0200a8c0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> 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.

rgrds,
Br√°ulio Gergull



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