[gentoo-user] syslog-ng Vs rsyslog

2008-11-15 Thread Mick
Hi All, Have you experience perhaps of rsyslog and how does it compare with gentoo's default syslog-ng? -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-user] syslog-ng Vs rsyslog

2008-11-16 Thread ThaUnderDog
Have you experience perhaps of rsyslog and how does it compare with gentoo's default syslog-ng? The native/internal modules of db writes and alerting of rsyslog sound promising. There's a comparison here: http://www.rsyslog.com/doc-rsyslog_ng_comparison.html Portage isn't in sync with rsyslogs

Re: [gentoo-user] syslog-ng Vs rsyslog

2008-11-17 Thread Mick
On Monday 17 November 2008, ThaUnderDog wrote: Have you experience perhaps of rsyslog and how does it compare with gentoo's default syslog-ng? The native/internal modules of db writes and alerting of rsyslog sound promising. There's a comparison here: http://www.rsyslog.com/doc

[gentoo-user] local/user rsyslog

2016-02-23 Thread Ran Shalit
Hello, I am trying to write to rsyslog from application. With openlog(..., LOG_USER), it works fine and I find the log in /var/log/user.log (it is defines in /etc/rsyslog.d/50-defaults.conf ) But we need to enable different applications to have each its own log file. I tried to use LOG_LOCAL0

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] attach a perl script to daemon services

2010-02-26 Thread Alan McKinnon
at describing what I want advice on but here it is: I've setup one linux (gentoo) box as a logserver running rsyslog and several other linux boxes sending syslog info to it. I want to set the server rsyslog.conf so that in addition to normal logging to /var/log/whateverlogs it also writes everything

[gentoo-user] Re: Sysloggers

2009-06-19 Thread Harry Putnam
Mick michaelkintz...@gmail.com writes: Perhaps rsyslog? http://www.rsyslog.com Among others, it offers support for on-demand disk buffering, reliable syslog over TCP, SSL, TLS and RELP, writing to databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and many

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd and gnome3

2012-07-24 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
SysV init. Yes, there might be *some* advantages to expect ;-) In my laptop and desktop, I could only use journald, but since systemd can be used along with rsyslog/syslog-ng, I still run rsyslog: # systemctl status rsyslog.service rsyslog.service - System Logging Service Loaded: loaded

Re: [gentoo-user] alternative kernels

2014-10-31 Thread Rich Freeman
On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 6:09 PM, Tom H tomh0...@gmail.com wrote: The systemd line was always that if you wanted to ship your logs off to another box, use rsyslog. So I've never understood the embedding of an httpd in systemd. I guess that the httpd server's useful if if you want a basic send

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd and gnome3

2012-07-23 Thread Canek Peláez Valdés
for canek from 192.168.0.100 port 35208 ssh2 As far as I know, there is nothing remotely similar in either Upstart nor SysV init. In my laptop and desktop, I could only use journald, but since systemd can be used along with rsyslog/syslog-ng, I still run rsyslog: # systemctl status rsyslog.service

[gentoo-user] [lame logrotate Q]

2009-12-20 Thread Harry Putnam
reason. /var/log/debug.log { create 0600 reader wheel weekly || size=7000k rotate 12 postrotate /etc/init.d/rsyslog reload /dev/null 21 || true endscript } Is clearly NOT the right way to go. Any know how to do it?

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-02-18 Thread Canek Peláez Valdés
not use that phrase legacy in this context. I apologize. I did not intended to use legacy as a pejorative term. I use rsyslog myself in some servers. Regards. -- Canek Peláez Valdés Posgrado en Ciencia e Ingeniería de la Computación Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-02-19 Thread Sebastian Beßler
. This is the reason why I configured systemd to disable the binary logfile and to send everything to rsyslog (it could be any other logger) instead. I don't like that journald is still running in the background in this setup and it is clearly a big negativ point on my list for this test of systemd

[gentoo-user] Re: [OT] attach a perl script to daemon services

2010-02-26 Thread Harry Putnam
Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com writes: Then tap into the fifo with a perl script that is written to be able to sort and write the syslog output according to various regex that may be part of startup cmd or fed in later during the running script. I don't know rsyslog at all (I use

Re: [gentoo-user] alternative kernels

2014-10-31 Thread Tom H
wanted to ship your logs off to another box, use rsyslog. So I've never understood the embedding of an httpd in systemd. I guess that the httpd server's useful if if you want a basic send-the-logs-to-another-box-as-is, but that, if you want to filter or manipulate the journald output, you have

Re: [gentoo-user] alternative kernels

2014-10-31 Thread Alec Ten Harmsel
On 10/31/2014 06:30 PM, Rich Freeman wrote: On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 6:09 PM, Tom H tomh0...@gmail.com wrote: The systemd line was always that if you wanted to ship your logs off to another box, use rsyslog. So I've never understood the embedding of an httpd in systemd. I guess that the httpd

Re: [gentoo-user] alternative kernels

2014-11-02 Thread Tom H
On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 6:30 PM, Rich Freeman ri...@gentoo.org wrote: On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 6:09 PM, Tom H tomh0...@gmail.com wrote: The systemd line was always that if you wanted to ship your logs off to another box, use rsyslog. So I've never understood the embedding of an httpd

[gentoo-user] Re: update brings no recognition of tty hence no login

2009-01-05 Thread Harry Putnam
: Its quite a hefty list: Sat Jan 3 17:51:28 2009 app-admin/rsyslog-3.21.9 Sat Jan 3 17:54:24 2009 net-misc/rsync-3.0.5 [...] This problem was solved by jumping ahead a few packages in a world update. After successful installs of newest udev and openrc. (Done from an livecd chrooted

Re: [gentoo-user] [lame logrotate Q]

2009-12-20 Thread Dale
rotations for whatever reason. /var/log/debug.log { create 0600 reader wheel weekly || size=7000k rotate 12 postrotate /etc/init.d/rsyslog reload /dev/null 21 || true endscript } Is clearly NOT the right way to go. Any know how to do it? man logrotate has a few

Re: [gentoo-user] Disable fcron logging

2010-08-24 Thread Alan McKinnon
Apparently, though unproven, at 00:12 on Tuesday 24 August 2010, Alex Schuster did opine thusly: Configure your syslogger to devnull these specific entries. All three common sysloggers (syslogd,syslog-ng,rsyslog) all come with extensive documentation on how to do this. Hmm, okay. I

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-02-19 Thread Canek Peláez Valdés
an export option providing the same detail level as I currently find in /var/log/messages. A timestamp is a minimum required for logging system output.; I proved to you that the journal shows timestamps and much more, if so desired. [ snip ] See if you can easily do that with rsyslog or syslog-ng

[gentoo-user] [OT] attach a perl script to daemon services

2010-02-26 Thread Harry Putnam
linux (gentoo) box as a logserver running rsyslog and several other linux boxes sending syslog info to it. I want to set the server rsyslog.conf so that in addition to normal logging to /var/log/whateverlogs it also writes everything to a named pipe (fifo). Then tap into the fifo with a perl script

[gentoo-user] Fresh install on reboot endless scrolling text

2009-06-09 Thread Harry Putnam
I've just completed first part of a fresh install. Mounted the new root and emerged a few things while still chrooted. It'd be difficult to list quickly since I can't boot it, but the highlights are: eix genkernel gentoolkit gentoolkit-dev gentoo-sources grub lynx ntp reiserfsprogs rsyslog vim

Re: [gentoo-user] Fresh install on reboot endless scrolling text

2009-06-09 Thread Mark Knecht
gentoolkit gentoolkit-dev gentoo-sources grub lynx ntp reiserfsprogs rsyslog vim vixie-cron And a number of dependancies pulled in from my use flags. I didn't want to start from scratch dinking around with kernel params so elected to go the `genkernel all' route, hoping that with that much

Re: [gentoo-user] Sysloggers

2009-06-17 Thread Mick
up anything with ssh in it's name... Just keeping my options open, maybe there's something better suited to what I need than vanilla syslog-ng Perhaps rsyslog? http://www.rsyslog.com Among others, it offers support for on-demand disk buffering

Re: [gentoo-user] [lame logrotate Q]

2009-12-21 Thread Alan McKinnon
a certain log weekly or over 7000k and keep no more than 12 rotations for whatever reason. /var/log/debug.log { create 0600 reader wheel weekly || size=7000k rotate 12 postrotate /etc/init.d/rsyslog reload /dev/null 21 || true endscript } Is clearly

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [lame logrotate Q]

2009-12-26 Thread Mick
size=7000k postrotate /etc/init.d/rsyslog reload /dev/null 21 || true endscript } === As far as I know when either the period of one week, or a file size of 7000k is reached the file will be rotated (by whichever condition is met

[gentoo-user] Re: log messages

2010-02-17 Thread Harry Putnam
don't need logs from days where the box was working fine. Thanks, that may be worth a try... I wonder if with rsyslog (my logger of choice) it may be possible to log to localhost as well as remote? I think I'll look into that too. Another option is to look at the pattern here: one day out

Re: [gentoo-user] Disable fcron logging

2010-08-21 Thread Alan McKinnon
15:10:08 [fcron] pam_unix(fcron:session): session closed for user root Hmmm... could it be that these entries do not come from fcron itself, but from PAM? Yes. Configure your syslogger to devnull these specific entries. All three common sysloggers (syslogd,syslog-ng,rsyslog) all come

Re: [gentoo-user] Disable fcron logging

2010-08-23 Thread Alex Schuster
sysloggers (syslogd,syslog-ng,rsyslog) all come with extensive documentation on how to do this. Hmm, okay. I think there is no perfect solution. When I disable logging of this PAM stuff, I can only disable it completely, but what if I want to keep the logging from other jobs that are not run that often

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd question

2012-09-25 Thread Canek Peláez Valdés
systemd tell me which files it can't find. Any ideas? The syslog.service works as a place-holder for whatever syslog you have installed (or not). So, if you have syslog-ng, you do ln -s /usr/lib/systemd/system/syslog-ng.service /etc/systemd/system/syslog.service If you have rsyslog, you do: ln

Re: [gentoo-user] [ANNOUNCE] I like systemd now :)

2012-11-11 Thread Canek Peláez Valdés
not. Which service files do you need from the package? The only one I needed (and wasn't included in its own package) was for vixie-cron. And syslog-ng, and others I forgot. These have already been done in the overlay. I used rsyslog, which contains its own service file (like most of the packages I

[gentoo-user] emerge world output seems a bit short on info

2013-08-02 Thread Harry Putnam
think it was 'rsyslog' Do I really need any selinux pkgs... I didn't mean to install it but it got pulled in and I was a bit late in noticing. I'd sooner have nothing to do with selinux. I understand what the ouput is telling me, and how to arrange it, but first I want to straighten out anything

Re: [gentoo-user] emerge world output seems a bit short on info

2013-08-02 Thread Canek Peláez Valdés
that to make.conf after seeing a selinux pkg flash by when I installed ... I think it was 'rsyslog' Do I really need any selinux pkgs... I didn't mean to install it but it got pulled in and I was a bit late in noticing. I'd sooner have nothing to do with selinux. I understand what the ouput

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-02-18 Thread Sebastian Beßler
for syslogs is just broken) so I looked into the config files of systemd, deactivated journald and configured logging to rsyslog instead. And just like journald many (if not most or even all, I'm still at the surface of systemd configuration) of the new and ugly tools can be replaced by the good old

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-02-18 Thread Canek Peláez Valdés
shipped with systemd like journald (which I don't like because I think that a binary file for syslogs is just broken) so I looked into the config files of systemd, deactivated journald and configured logging to rsyslog instead. In the spirit of correctness, I should mention that you don't disable

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-02-19 Thread Tanstaafl
of systemd, deactivated journald and configured logging to rsyslog instead. And just like journald many (if not most or even all, I'm still at the surface of systemd configuration) of the new and ugly tools can be replaced by the good old tools we like and love. Thanks Sebastian. I had pretty much come

Re: [gentoo-user] from Firefox52: NO pure ALSA?, WAS: Firefox 49.0 & Youtube... Audio: No

2016-12-20 Thread Andrej Rode
ot; flags in journalctl to get logs I want without trying to figure out the right grep pattern and wasting my time to get it right. And still you can configure it to pass logs to rsyslog. You can look at the bugtracker in udev if someone experiences random if-name changes. Cheers, Andrej

[gentoo-user] Don't understand downgrade to kernel-3.2.16

2012-06-18 Thread Harry Putnam
] sys-fs/e2fsprogs-1.42.4 [1.42.3] USE=nls -static-libs 5,736 kB [ebuild U ] app-admin/rsyslog-6.2.2 [6.2.1] USE=ssl zlib -dbi -debug -doc -extras -kerberos -mysql -oracle -postgres -relp -snmp -static-libs -zeromq 2,376 kB [ebuild NS] sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-3.2.16 [3.2.6, 3.3.4] USE

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-02-19 Thread J. Roeleveld
712.0K (max 198.0M, leaving 297.1M of free 1.9G, current limit 198.0M). Feb 10 09:50:37 centurion systemd-journal[371]: Runtime journal is using 716.0K (max 198.0M, leaving 297.1M of free 1.9G, current limit 198.0M). SNIPPED log examples See if you can easily do that with rsyslog or syslog-ng

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-02-19 Thread Mike Gilbert
that a binary file for syslogs is just broken) so I looked into the config files of systemd, deactivated journald and configured logging to rsyslog instead. And just like journald many (if not most or even all, I'm still at the surface of systemd configuration) of the new and ugly tools can be replaced

[gentoo-user] Re: WAS [.. min install isos] gentoo vm guest not booting

2011-06-26 Thread Harry Putnam
' created as a regular file in dev/ (before any tampering?) Install vim, eix, reiserfsprogs, rsyslog, grub and gentoo-sources. Build the kernel, then see what happens. (using your config again) If it doesn't boot I'll boot to single mode as you requested and see what I see.

Re: [gentoo-user] Questions about systemd logging

2013-01-09 Thread Canek Peláez Valdés
to rsyslog around three years ago, and exclusively to the journal some months ago, so this is from memory: 1. You need to link your syslog service unit to /etc/systemd/system/syslog.service; for example: /etc/systemd/system/syslog.service - /usr/lib/systemd/system/syslog-ng.service 2. You need to set

Re: [gentoo-user] Questions about systemd logging

2013-01-10 Thread Robin Atwood
the logging_to_syslog/kmsg options but to no effect, but there are many! I switched from syslog-ng to rsyslog around three years ago, and exclusively to the journal some months ago, so this is from memory: 1. You need to link your syslog service unit to /etc/systemd/system/syslog.service; for example

Re: [gentoo-user] Questions about systemd logging

2013-01-10 Thread Canek Peláez Valdés
the journald.conf statements are commented out, which ones are necessary to do what I want. I have tried the logging_to_syslog/kmsg options but to no effect, but there are many! I switched from syslog-ng to rsyslog around three years ago, and exclusively to the journal some months ago, so

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-02-21 Thread J. Roeleveld
question applies, can I disable these code-paths during compile-time? No you can't; if you wanted the journal to work exactly as rsyslog (or syslog-ng), then there is no reason to use the journal. Its raison d'être is the new features it brings. If you don't want those features, don't use

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-02-18 Thread Canek Peláez Valdés
: 386846e50fae217775d8d80045a18054, _HOSTNAME : centurion } See if you can easily do that with rsyslog or syslog-ng. Regards. [1] http://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/ [2] http://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/journalctl.html Regards. -- Canek Peláez Valdés Posgrado en

Re: [gentoo-user] technical review of systemd

2014-02-22 Thread Canek Peláez Valdés
think they generate it if when installing systemd is not available.) 5./fsck.options gives more options than autoforceskip on reboot 6.requiring logging tools in rescue cds in order to view logs Yeah, that's a drag. However, you *can* run rsyslog (or syslog-ng) alongside the journal, and have

Re: [gentoo-user] Which pkg installs /boot/grub?

2017-07-23 Thread Rasmus Thomsen
; grub-2.02 does not contain that directory or the files in it. > > qfile /boot/grub > equery b /boot/grub > > Before I continue this hard fought fresh install of gentoo into a vbox > vm, I'd like to know if I should be seeing a boot grub after these 223 > pkgs (which includes grub-2.02

[gentoo-user] Which pkg installs /boot/grub?

2017-07-23 Thread Harry Putnam
a boot grub after these 223 pkgs (which includes grub-2.02) are installed? app-admin/eselect-1.4.9 app-admin/rsyslog-8.28.0 app-arch/libarchive-3.3.1 app-arch/tar-1.29-r3 app-arch/zip-3.0-r3 app-crypt/rhash-1.3.4 app-editors/vim-8.0.0386-r1 app-editors/vim-core-8.0.0386 app-eselect/eselect

[gentoo-user] More troubles with major update

2010-11-01 Thread Harry Putnam
average: 12 Oh, and rsyslog (my system logger) has crashed repeatedly and will not run. That was also update, and reinstalled too. ---- ---=--- - Sorry this list is quite long... the update has stretched over several days and is really two

[gentoo-user] mplayer troubles since update world

2009-09-18 Thread Harry Putnam
:45 2009 app-emacs/emacs-common-gentoo-1.2 Sun Sep 13 06:38:56 2009 dev-db/mysql-5.0.84-r1 Sun Sep 13 06:39:46 2009 dev-libs/apr-util-1.3.9 Sun Sep 13 06:40:10 2009 dev-perl/DBD-mysql-4.01.2 Sun Sep 13 06:41:33 2009 app-admin/rsyslog-3.22.1 Sun Sep 13 06:42:16 2009 app-admin/apache-tools-2.2.13

Re: [gentoo-user] mplayer troubles since update world

2009-09-18 Thread Kelly Hirai
/emacs-common-gentoo-1.2 Sun Sep 13 06:38:56 2009 dev-db/mysql-5.0.84-r1 Sun Sep 13 06:39:46 2009 dev-libs/apr-util-1.3.9 Sun Sep 13 06:40:10 2009 dev-perl/DBD-mysql-4.01.2 Sun Sep 13 06:41:33 2009 app-admin/rsyslog-3.22.1 Sun Sep 13 06:42:16 2009 app-admin/apache-tools-2.2.13 Sun Sep 13

[gentoo-user] Why am I seeing only black screen in mplayer

2009-09-20 Thread Harry Putnam
/rsyslog-3.22.1 Sun Sep 13 06:42:16 2009 app-admin/apache-tools-2.2.13 Sun Sep 13 06:45:28 2009 www-servers/apache-2.2.13 Sun Sep 13 06:45:35 2009 x11-base/xorg-drivers-1.6 Sun Sep 13 06:46:57 2009 x11-libs/pixman-0.16.0 Sun Sep 13 06:47:32 2009 x11-libs/libdrm-2.4.13 Sun Sep 13 06:47:57 2009 x11

Re: [gentoo-user] technical review of systemd

2014-02-23 Thread thegeezer
; for rolling distros, I think they generate it if when installing systemd is not available.) 5./fsck.options gives more options than autoforceskip on reboot 6.requiring logging tools in rescue cds in order to view logs Yeah, that's a drag. However, you *can* run rsyslog (or syslog-ng) alongside

[gentoo-user] Re: update brings no recognition of tty hence no login

2009-01-04 Thread Harry Putnam
a hefty list: Sat Jan 3 17:51:28 2009 app-admin/rsyslog-3.21.9 Sat Jan 3 17:54:24 2009 net-misc/rsync-3.0.5 Sat Jan 3 17:58:24 2009 app-admin/logrotate-3.7.7 Sat Jan 3 18:36:25 2009 app-portage/eix-0.15.2 Sat Jan 3 18:54:19 2009 dev-util/pkgconfig-0.23 Sat Jan 3 18:57:02 2009 app-arch

[gentoo-user] newish vbox gentoo guest crashes from startx

2016-12-07 Thread Harry Putnam
below is last 175 lines of a debug.log I have setup in rsyslog. I can't tell how many lines to include so just a shot in the dark. There are a number of lines about Vbox not recognizing symbols And finally a full listing of everthing that has been installed. Which runs to 650+ lines. So massive

Re: [gentoo-user] newish vbox gentoo guest crashes from startx

2016-12-07 Thread Alan McKinnon
; not trouble free, I had none of this sort of trouble. > > Posting /var/log/Xorg.0.log which shows several modules not loading. > vesa and fbdev... but checking my kernel compile I see both were > selected for. Other parts I'm not sure what they might mean. > > Also inclu