[syslog-ng] dropped log?
fedorafans at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 15:49:52 CEST 2009
ah, thanks a lot!
On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 4:55 AM, SZALAY Attila <
sasa at pheniscidae.tvnetwork.hu> wrote:
> Hi All!
> On Fri, 2009-08-14 at 11:42 -0500, fedora fedora wrote:
> > So what exactly does "dropped='pipe(/dev/xconsole)=5093'" mean? The
> > load of this server is not heavy at all, i guess most of these
> > messages are firewall logs, why so many logs got dropped?
> I think that this is because nobody listen on the other end of that
> The /dev/xconsole pipe is a traditional pipe for log readers in X
> system. The last time when I see a program reading that file is not
> after 1998. That program write the log messages to the X console when
> nobody logged in.
> I think you can safely remove that destination especially if you not use
> it. :)
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