On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 12:19:12PM +0000, Matt Bostock wrote: > I think I fixed it guys, thanks for all of your help. > > Syslogd was choking because /var/log/messages didn't exist. I touched that, > restarted and all was working again. I did the same for the others (auth.log > etc), and things seem ok now.
To stop it happening again, take a look at newsyslog.conf(5) and ensure all permissions are correct, and that newsyslog(8) will create a new log file or HUP the interested daemon as necessary. Dan -- Daniel Bye PGP Key: ftp://ftp.slightlystrange.org/pgpkey/dan.asc PGP Key fingerprint: D349 B109 0EB8 2554 4D75 B79A 8B17 F97C 1622 166A _ ASCII ribbon campaign ( ) - against HTML, vCards and X - proprietary attachments in e-mail / \
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