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Re: Deleted auth.log

On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 06:30:46PM -0500, Amish Rughoonundon wrote:
> Hi,
> I delete auth.log file by mistake and although I created it again,programs 
> don't write anything to it anymore. Any suggestions. Thanks a bunch
> Amish 

That is because, although auth.log is gone, any file descriptors that
were open to it are still available.  Thus, until all the file
descriptors have also been released, the file still "exists."  If you
are not certain of which applications on your system normally write to
auth.log, your best option may be a reboot.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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