[syslog-ng] syslg-ng hangs on damnsmalllinux boot

Balazs Scheidler bazsi at balabit.hu
Thu Nov 23 13:34:27 CET 2006

On Thu, 2006-11-23 at 12:49 +0100, Heiko Blume wrote:
> hello,
> i ran a lsof right before starting syslog-ng in the boot script,
> but i can't find a reference to /proc/kmsg, output below.
> the same after boot has completed. if i run syslog-ng
> with /pro/kmsg enables as a source lsof does show it,
> so lsof is working...
> so it looks like some it only reading /proc/kmsg once/shortly
> and terminates afterwards!?

it is possible, dmesg for instance might cause the kernel ring buffer to
be emptied.


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