[SOLVED] syslog MARKs interval change
On Sunday 19 September 2004 23:08, Stefan O'Rear wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 10:57:31PM +0300, Alexandros Papadopoulos
> > To make sure the system was alive at that time, syslog periodically
> > writes such messages to /var/log/messages:
> > Sep 19 22:09:27 debian -- MARK --
> > Sep 19 22:29:27 debian -- MARK --
> > Sep 19 22:49:27 debian -- MARK --
> > How is it possible to adjust the frequency of such entries? I'd
> > like to make it less frequent than 20 minutes.
> |From syslogd (8):
> -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.
> Setting the interval to zero turns it off entirely.
> |From /etc/init.d/sysklogd:
> # Options for start/restart the daemons
> # For remote UDP logging use SYSLOGD="-r"
> ^ change that to:
> SYSLOGD="-m 60"
Ah, thanks! I was reading the manual page syslog.conf (5) (which doesn't
mention these MARKs) and the configuration file and forgot to check the
syslogd (8) man page :-P