time for syslog-ng? (was Re: klogd)

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue May 22 13:49:37 PDT 2007


On Tuesday May 22 2007 02:24:44 pm Douglas J Hunley wrote:
> On Monday 21 May 2007 16:08:02 Robert Connolly wrote:
> > Changes to linux-2.6's printk, and possible other things, have broken
> > klogd's EIP translation. There are no patches available to fix klogd.
>
> Which in my mind just says it's time to switch to syslog-ng and dump plain
> old syslog and klogd. Is there any real reason not to?

Syslog-ng was in the LFS book for a short time. It's terrible under load, 
servers can't use it. And from what I read on google, it looks like syslog-ng 
has disabled klogd all together because of the same issue that affects 
sysklogd.

robert

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