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Re: Followup: Syslog

On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 01:57:33PM +0100, Andrew Stribblehill wrote:
> Not every filesystem that Linux works with supports the append-only
> flag. If append-only is attempted, it must be able to cope with this
> absence. (I'm sure I'm not the only one that has /var/log symlinked
> to /mnt/floppy ;)

 Other arguments about the utility of append-only aside, why not use ext2
floppies?  There's not too much space overhead.

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Peter Cordes ;  e-mail: X(peter@llama.nslug. , ns.ca)

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 my day so wretchedly into small pieces!" -- Plautus, 200 BCE

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