[syslog-ng] Syslog-ng shutting down

Nate Campi nate at campin.net
Sat Dec 17 05:23:07 CET 2005

On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 08:56:06AM -0500, Ed Benckert wrote:
> Recently, on a semi reliable schedule, our syslog-ng has started shutting 
> down for no apparent reason. 3 nights in a row between 8:12pm and 8:20pm it 
> shuts down. No, it doesnt crash, we get the 'syslog-ng version 1.6.9 going 
> down' then it terminates. Before this, we had a few other times it just 
> shut itself down...
> Now we havent changed anything on the system, theres no cron job running 
> anywhere near that time...
> Has anyone else expeienced this? We've be running syslog-ng for 18 months 
> now and this just started a few weeks ago. It seems very intermittent, but 
> then this weekend, almost like clockwork.

Never seen anything like this - the only wild guess is that perhaps the
system is running out of resources and the OS is killing off processes,
but you'd probably notice that.

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