[syslog-ng] Redirect syslog-ng to ttyS0

Alexander Clouter ac56 at soas.ac.uk
Fri Oct 19 15:56:04 CEST 2007


kjell.danielsen at hjemme.no <kjell.danielsen at hjemme.no> [20071019 15:05:51 +0200]:
> Have redirected syslog to ttyS0. The logging to ttyS0 stops when I
> login to ttyS0 (as a terminal). Have to restart syslog to start
> the logging again. From my /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf:
> filter f_mxone     { facility(local4, local5, local6, auth) and match(“Alarm”);  }
> destination mx_com1 {file(/dev/ttyS0);  };
> log  { source(src); filter(f_mxone); destination(mx_com1);  };
> From /etc/inittab :
> S0:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -L 9600 ttyS0 vt102
This really does feel like a 'device already open' issue.  My hunch is that 
you would be better off (if it's possible) of pipe()ing the data to the 
serial port.

Not something I have tried I'm afraid though.



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