syslogd stops functioning after logrotate?
peter.smith at utsouthwestern.edu
Tue Dec 7 19:20:56 UTC 2004
Paul Howarth wrote:
> /etc/logrotate.d/syslog specifies a postrotate action for:
> /bin/kill -HUP `cat /var/run/syslogd.pid 2> /dev/null` 2> /dev/null ||
> Does yours have this?
> Does /var/run/syslogd.pid have the right process ID for syslog?
I checked already and yes syslogd.pid does have the right process ID and
the logrotate.d does have the HUP correctly. I think it is specific to
the compress being on and/or the rotate 999 being set.
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