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Re: Log File or Available Space Monitoring

On 08/11/2011 01:26 AM, David Baron wrote:
This is a not-so-sporadic problem: USB mouse begins spewing errors and these
grow the syslog and daemon.log files until /var is full. At this point, the
filesystem journal and the mail system are crippled. One must remove these two
files and reboot. The bootup check will remove an inode or so and things will

I would like some daemon to monitor either selected log files or the available
space and alert before this gets out of hand. At this point, automatic
execution of a script or manual deletion can be done before its "too late."

Any ideas?

(Running Sid)
Replace the mouse ? Or, if thats a server box with no GUI, just keep the mouse unplugged.

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