[FC5] syslogd:network logging disabled

P Jones deerfieldtech at gmail.com
Sat Jul 22 18:21:00 UTC 2006

On 7/22/06, Joel Gomberg <obligor11-fedora at yahoo.com> wrote:
> P Jones wrote:
> > Hi All;
> >
> > I'm getting a message on TTY7 when gdm restarts that states the following:
> >
> > syslogd: network logging disabled (syslog/udp service unknown).
> > syslogd: see syslogd(8) for details of whether and how to enable it.:
> > Operation not permitted
> >
> > Any ideas what that could be? This is a bare metal FC5 install, updated.
> If you're running SELinux, some program [probably VMware]
> may have modified /etc/services and changed its context.
> Try /sbin/restorecon/etc/services
> The output of ls -Z /etc/services should be:
> -rw-r--r--  root root system_u:object_r:etc_t
> /etc/services


That was it. I do have VMware installed too. The command above should
be /sbin/restorecon /etc/services (space between restorecon and /etc)



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