Re: What is MARK in /var/log/messages
Andy Spiegl writes:
> > This is syslogd's heartbeat - it tells you that the logger is
> > still alive and well.
> > -m interval
> > The syslogd logs a mark timestamp regularly. The
> > default interval between two -- MARK -- lines is 20
> > minutes. This can be changed with this option.
> Thanks a lot! Now I am wondering what I would have to put in syslog.conf
> so that those marks go to a special file, say /var/log/syslog.heartbeat.log
Adding the following line to your syslog.conf will do:
To eliminate -- MARK -- lines in /var/log/syslog, change the following
> Maybe that's not possible, though. At least I couldn't find any hint.
Hope this helps.