Subject: Re: Why disk capacity check for the directory where accounting file
To: None <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/17/1997 09:38:19
> Probably if some part of accounting task is moved to user space, the
> chance to lose data may increase.

I wonder why accounting is written inside the kernel at all - why not
just queue it on some accounting device (like syslog) and drop data 
whenever the (user configurable) output buffer overflows?