[syslog-ng] WAS: why dose the usage of mem by syslog-ng keep growing? NOW: FAQ update

Nate Campi nate at campin.net
Tue Sep 25 22:27:05 CEST 2007

On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 10:07:27AM +0200, Balazs Scheidler wrote:
> The workaround then would be to increase the maximum file handles
> (ulimit -n) before starting syslog-ng, the best is to put this in the
> init script.

I just realized the FAQ doesn't mention ulimit anywhere. Fixed:


I've always had to do this on all my busy loghosts, should have gone
into the performance section of the FAQ long ago.

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