Syslogd never logs kernel messages

fre at fre at
Tue Jan 16 02:33:19 PST 2001

>Yu-Chung Cheng wrote
>My syslogd or klogd never logs any kernel messages, but syslogd does log any
>other (daemon, user, mail, etc.) messages, I have an entry in syslog.conf:
>kern.*  -/var/log/kernel
>Can somebody give me some hints?


try: kern.*  /var/log/kernel
(just for testing, because your logfile will be
flooded by the big amount of messages)
and dont't forget to restart syslogd:
kill -SIGHUP xxxx

You can also use "dmesg" to look if the kernel produces
any messages

Franz Reinhardt

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