On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 10:37:32AM +0300, Debian User wrote: > Can you tell me why the lines are marked like this ? man syslogd: -m interval The syslogd logs a mark timestamp regularly. The default interval between two -- MARK -- lines is 20 minutes. This can be changed with this option. Setting the interval to zero turns it off entirely. If you don't like this behavior, edit /etc/init.d/syslogd and add "-m 0" to your syslogd options.