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Re: splitting sysklogd

> > I would like to propose splitting sysklogd into two parts: syslogd and
> > klogd. I am the author of an alternative syslogd called syslog-ng, and I
> > would need klogd's functionalities (e.g. reading kernel log, and
> > substituting kernel symbols), but will have to conflict the current
> > syslogd, since two logging daemons cannot run at the same time.
> > 
> > Would this be possible?
> > 
> I hope some way of resolving this can be found.  A few people have mentioned
> desire to play with a package of this, myself included.

Currently as Tommi Virtanen <tv@debian.org> suggested, it diverts
/etc/init.d/sysklogd, and uses a syslog-ng init.d script which starts klogd
as well.

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