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Re: wtmp problem

Probably it's nothing but I know for sure my utmp file got corrupted
when my /var partition got full after the guys here at the
office sent lots of e-mails with large attachments.

I just started over with a zero length utmp and everything went fine.


> OK, which log file gets corrupted - the wtmp or the utmp file? Or both?
> I've heard reports about corrupted utmp files, and I'll try to fix that in 2.71
> >I run mgetty for the dialin lines, I hooked up a vt100 terminal to a serial
> >port on a different machine with 2.70-1 and used plain getty (well, really
> >agetty in disguise) and found the exact same thing - if I downgrade, it
> >works a treat.
> Oh great, you can reproduce it. Can you tell me
> 1. which logfile gets corrupted
> 2. When (before login, during session, after logout)


Eloy A. Paris
Information Technology Department
Rockwell Automation de Venezuela
Telephone: +58-2-9432311 Fax: +58-2-9430323

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