Subject: Re: Syslogd stops receiving external logs
To: Scott Beard <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-i386
Date: 10/31/1999 15:20:35
Scott Beard wrote:

> I am running NetBSD 1.4 as a syslog server for several network devices.
> I have noticed that I have seen the syslog damon stop receiving request
> from the network devices.  I can tell from TCPDUMP that the NetBSD box
> is still receiving the packets, but it is not archiving them into the
> files the syslog.conf file is directing the logging information to.
> I noticed this started sometime after I began running the SETI@home
> client on this box.  I am not sure if this is a culprit yet, but thought
> I would ask and see if anyone had an idea.  I will try to gather as much
> info about the set up as I can if you ask.  Right now I am just looking
> for an idea as to where to look first.

The man page :-)  You appear to be running syslogd with the -s option.
Look at /etc/rc.conf as well...