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Re: syslog-ng log output corrupted

On Tue, May 04, 2010 at 11:08:12AM +0200, Imre Vida wrote:
> a few days ago syslog-ng stopped working properly on my 
> laptop.
> Its output consists only of error report lines such as the following:
> May  3 06:35:16 sharp syslog-ng[4361]: Log statistics; processed='destination(d_error)=249', processed='cent er(received)=0', processed='src.internal(s_src#1)=206', stamp='src.internal(s_src#1)=1272860716', processed= 'destination(d_syslog)=206', processed='destination(d_xconsole)=268', processed='destination(d_newscrit)=0', processed='destination(d_auth)=74', processed='destination(d_daemon)=77', processed='global(payload_realloc s)=0', processed='global(msg_clones)=0', processed='destination(d_mail)=1354', processed='destination(d_cron)=36', processed='destination(d_kern)=243', processed='destination(d_uucp)=0', processed='destination(d_debu g)=36', processed='destination(d_lpr)=0', processed='destination(d_user)=16', processed='center(queued)=0', processed='global(sdata_updates)=0', processed='destination(d_newsnotice)=0', processed='destination(d_conso le_all)=268', processed='destination(d_console)=1', processed='source(s_src)=2042', processed='destination(d _newserr)=0'
> This started when the /var partition filled up due to an 
> update (without cleaning up old debs before). In an 'emergency'
> clean up i deleted also old, compressed log files (as i usually do).
> This has happened before without an consequences, but now what ever 
> i try (de/reinstall, pure/reinstall) the problem persists.
> I switched to sysklogd which work absolutely fine.
> I wonder if anybody could give me a hint what went wrong 
> and how could i fix this.
> Many thanks 
> imre
> running:
> Debian testing
> kernel
> (compiled from source)

Imre Vida, M.D., Ph.D.
Neuroscience and Molecular Pharmacology
FBLS, University of Glasgow 
West Medical Building 
Glasgow, G12 8QQ, U.K.
Tel.: 0044 141 330 5143
Fax.: 0044 141 330 5481
eMail: i.vida@bio.gla.ac.uk

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