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Re: empty log files

On Fri, 06 Apr 2001, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 06-Apr-01, 11:41 (CDT), Damian M Gryski <dgryski@uwaterloo.ca> wrote: 
> > 
> >    So, this for me pretty much nails it that something is borked with the
> >    sysklogd cron.weekly script.
> I'd guess that the daemon wasn't restarted after the logs were rotated,
> so that all the messages since have been written to whereever those file
> descriptors point. You could poke around in /proc/(syslogdpid)/fd, or
> just run /etc/init.d/sysklogd restart.

   Nope, because the problem is persistent across reboots.  So, even a
   freshly started syslogd isn't writing to the logfiles.


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