[syslog-ng]kernel logging

Seth Vidal skvidal@phy.duke.edu
Fri, 25 May 2001 14:41:42 -0400 (EDT)

> Not true without clarification.  syslog-ng can be configured to read
> kernel messages with
> source kernel_file { file("/proc/kmsg"); };

didn't know that.
I don't know if I like it though :/

> If you have klogd running and read kernel messages with syslong-ng
> they will block each other and nevermind logging, it stops as they
> deadlock on the file descriptor.
> I fought this for a while.

I tend to like treating syslog-ng as a replacement for syslogd and not for

but thanks for the tip.