[syslog-ng]syslog-ng dying randomly?
Thu, 16 May 2002 23:02:51 -0400
On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 04:19:03PM -0400, Russo, Ben wrote:
% I too had a problem with syslog-ng 1.4.14 dying randomly
% on my RedHat Linux 7.2 box.
% I stoped using v1.4.14 and started using 1.5.17
% In the config file options I added the following:
% because in my particular environment I found that
% syslog-ng would have thousands of open files, this fixed
% that and lsof only shows hundreds of open files.
Tried these options; it still dies predictably when the syslog hub goes
away. Thanks for the info, though.
% I also started logging to a ReiserFS filesystem rather
% than ext2fs because I found that the directory scan performance
% on ext2fs slows to a crawl if you are constantly adding
% and removing files from a directory.
% (even when the directory was empty it was hundreds of KB)
Yup; I'm doing the same for exactly that reason.
John Morrissey _o /\ ---- __o
email@example.com _-< \_ / \ ---- < \,
www.horde.net/ __(_)/_(_)________/ \_______(_) /_(_)__