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Re: empty log files

On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 03:05:34AM -0500, S. Salman Ahmed wrote:
> Same here, installing klogd fixed the problem. kernel messages do get
> logged to /var/log/kern.log. Just out of curiosity I decided to remove
> klogd to see if the old problem would reappear, but after purging klogd
> from my firewall system syslogd is now correctly logging kernel messages
> to /var/log/kern.log.
> Bug in syslogd, maybe ?

 No, probably klogd is still running, but you deleted its files out from
under it.  If you restarted the system, it would be broken again.  Now be a
good little admin and put klogd back where it belongs :-)

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