Subject: Re: Syslogd stops receiving external logs
To: Scott Beard <email@example.com>
From: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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...