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Re: log file full of "-- MARK --"

Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:

> > /var/messages has a "-- MARK --" every 20 minutes; why?
> > 
> to show, that the system lives. :)
> if you don't like it, then supply "-m 10000" to syslogd

Better yet, turn it off in /etc/syslog.conf like so:

        mail,mark.none,news.none                -/var/log/messages

Add `mark.none' to line defs for files in which you don't want
the mark.

Peter Galbraith, research scientist          <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca>
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