Re: cron - stop console logging *FIXED*
>>maybe /sbin/syslogd was somehow disappeared? Can I reinstall
>>this package without removing it (along with packages dependent on
>>it) and installing it again from scratch?
>``apt-get install --reinstall sysklogd'' should do.
This did the trick. cron is now quietly logging to
>>/sbin/syslogd, but that file does not
>maybe someone or something is playing nasty games with your
I think the console logging started some time ago, after hard
drive errors on reboot caused fsck to ask if I wanted to
repair stuff. I pretty much mindlessly said 'y' to all repair
questions, without paying much attention. I'm guessing that
/sbin/syslogd was somehow deleted at that time.