Re: syslogd will not start
On 15:25:22 Hamish Moffatt wrote:
>>On Sat, Apr 05, 1997 at 11:04:39AM -0700, Rick Macdonald wrote:
>> Speaking of syslogd, when I boot the machine it hangs for 5 ro 10 seconds
>> when syslogd starts. It didn't used to.
>> I'm running from unstable. Anybody know what it's doing?
>Does this here too ... Keeps the machine at high CPU load for that
>time too. (*)
I see this here on 1.1 also, but I thought it might be due to my system
losing the sense of "who" it is! I no longer see the hostname on the
login prompt, or if I do a uname -a , for example. And, no info goes to
/var/log/messages (since syslogd doesn't start I presume). Where else,
other than the /etc/hostname does it keep what it believes to be the
hostname of the system? If I knew that, I think I could fix this on my