On Sunday 13 July 2003 15.35, Lowell Gilbert wrote: > Hasse <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > Running FreeBSD 4.8, all files are up to date, cvsuped yesterday, and I'm > > connected to the net via ADSL. Dynamic IP, but hardly ever change. > > dhclient is filling up my /var/log/messages. > > Every 10th minute it makes a new request and logging it. > > That's a pretty annoying ISP you've got there. > > > I've tried to request a longer lease time in my dhclient.conf without any > > luck, and I've tried to get it to log to another logfile named dhclient, > > resulting in it logging to two files. dhclient and /var/log/messages. > > Yep, that's what the !dhclient syntax is for... > > > I've tried to talk to my ISP about this problem, without any luck. > > I think most of the computers connected to this network are win-boxes, > > and they don't seem to have this problem. ( Don't log this kind of info ) > > Right. The ISP is trying to be able to make major changes to their > network without needing to plan ahead for it. > > > How can I keep the program from logging all this info ? > > Not really a problem, but very annoying. > > What I did was to put all of the user.notice messages into a separate > file from the main log. > > *.notice;authpriv.none;kern.debug;lpr.info;mail.crit;news.err;user.warning >/var/log/messages user.notice /var/log/user.messages > > Remember to create user.messages first, and to set up some log > rotation for it. > _______________________________________________ Thx a lot Lowell. That did the trick. I've been reading man-pages and googling to my eyes was bleeding, but couldn't get this one to play along. Found the same problem in the FreeBSD mailarchive, searching for " dhclient too verbose " , but no solution. I'm very satisfied with this way to solve it, cause I won't miss any important loginfo.
Best regards Geir Svalland. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"