Log files on a lfs / blfs box

Richard Melville richard.melville at ntlworld.com
Tue Aug 28 04:42:21 PDT 2007

On LFS, the default setup is to send all messages
> to /var/log/sys.log.
> dmesg comes from util-linux. Note that kernel messages are also logged
> to /var/log/kern.log by klogd on a default LFS installation.
> So, you should be able to get just as many messages as anyone else
> since the applications decide what's sent to syslog, and everything is
> logged by default.
> --
> Dan
Hi Dan

Is there any reason why LFS uses syslog rather than the more secure


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