[syslog-ng]kernel logging

Seth Vidal skvidal@phy.duke.edu
Fri, 25 May 2001 13:22:15 -0400 (EDT)

> 	I was wondering, sysklogd has two daemons - one for syslogs, and
> one for kernel logs. Does syslog-ng handle both facilities, or am I
> missing out on the kernel logs that would be done by klogd? Is there any
> way to get all of the same logging that I was getting provided by
> sysklogd? I have read what documentation I can find, but am still a bit
> confused - obviously. Thanks.

syslogd and klogd are two separate daemons.

if you want kernel logs to be outputted you'll need to have klogd running
as well.

I wrote a syslog-ng startup (sys-v style) script for red hat linux systems
- it should work more or less on most distros.

it starts klogd then syslog-ng.