[syslog-ng]syslog-ng and AIX

Balazs Scheidler bazsi@balabit.hu
Thu, 25 Apr 2002 10:35:01 +0200

On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 01:20:02PM -0400, Ed Ravin wrote:
> Gehring, Andrew     x66132 writes:
> > Has anyone gotten syslog-ng to work with the SRC (System Resource
> > Controller) on AIX.
> > 
> > Since syslog-ng changes process ID after it starts up, SRC thinks it is no
> > longer running...
> I fixed this with sendmail many years ago by using one of the debug
> options to keep the thing from forking.  My name might still be on
> the AIX FAQ entry regarding this :-).  According to the syslog-ng
> man page, you can stop it from forking with the "-v" option, at the
> cost of some extra output messages.  I forget what happens to stderr
> and stdout when you run a daemon under SRC -- can you send them to
> /dev/null or the like?
> It's been a long time since I worked with AIX, so if you have any
> more questions, try asking on the comp.unix.aix newsgroup.
> Baszi, maybe there should be an option just for preventing the fork?

-F or --foreground options

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