On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 12:50:19AM -0500, Dan Nelson wrote: > > I get this as well on RELENG_4...I wish I knew why. Often it causes > > syslogd to log it at LOG_EMERG priority (=spams every logged in user > > with the truncated message). > > I think this happens after the kernel's message buffer starts rolling > over. The very first line in the dmesg output sometimes gets cut in > half, so diff prints it as a change block, and the security script > prints the "add" portion. Maybe the check_diff function should remove > the first line of the dmesg output before doing the diff?
I guess I'm talking about a different problem, actually (syslogd), although I see the truncated security script mail as well. Kris
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