[syslog-ng]/dev/log is not a socket error on startup

Tony Karakashian syslog-ng@lists.balabit.hu
Wed, 26 Nov 2003 06:18:17 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)

>> io.c: bind_unix_socket(): /dev/log not a socket
>> Error initializing configuration, exiting.
> something probably changed the socket to a pipe or something. try
> removing /dev/log and restart syslog-ng so it will not refuse to start.

And, just like that, it's working.  I had removed /dev/log and recreated
it, not realizing syslog takes care of that.  Cool. Thanks!


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