/var/log/messages is empty
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 00:54:02 UTC 2011
On Sun, 2011-06-12 at 07:57 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> On 06/12/2011 07:17 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > I just had occasion to look at /var/log/messages for the first time in a
> > while and there's nothing in it. I think this dates from my updating F14
> > to F15.
> > /etc/syslog.conf looks normal. This is the relevant stanza:
> > # Log anything (except mail) of level info or higher.
> > # Don't log private authentication messages!
> > *.info;mail.none;authpriv.none;cron.none /var/log/messages
> > Also, /lib/systemd/systemd-kmsg-syslogd is running.
> > I have never touched any part of the syslog configuration since first
> > starting to use Fedora years ago, so there's no a priori reason it
> > should suddenly stop working, but I assume systemd has something to do
> > with it.
> > Anyone know the magic incantation?
> I upgraded one of my systems from F14 to F15 via preupgrade. I don't
> have your issue.
> I don't have systemd-kmsg-syslogd running.... On this system, as well
> as my fresh F15 install, /sbin/rsyslogd is running....
According to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699198 it
depends when you did the upgrade. Early birds got screwed on this one.
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