rsyslogd and services in general

Garry T. Williams gtwilliams at
Sun Mar 3 00:37:53 UTC 2013

On 3-2-13 14:40:39 Joe Zeff wrote:
> On 03/02/2013 02:34 PM, G.Wolfe Woodbury wrote:
> > systemd provides a new command for some startup logging: journalctl
> Just out of curiosity, I checked to see if that's active:
> [root at khorlia joe]# systemctl status journalctl.service
> journalctl.service
> 	  Loaded: error (Reason: No such file or directory)
> 	  Active: inactive (dead)
> Any thoughts?

You're doing it wrong.  :-)

The service name is "systemd-journald.service":

    garry at vfr$ systemctl status systemd-journald.service
    systemd-journald.service - Journal Service
	      Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/systemd-journald.service; static)
	      Active: active (running) since Sat 2013-03-02 17:13:09 EST; 2h 21min ago
		Docs: man:systemd-journald.service(8)
	    Main PID: 343 (systemd-journal)
	      Status: "Processing requests..."
	      CGroup: name=systemd:/system/systemd-journald.service
		      └─343 /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-journald

    Mar 02 17:13:10 vfr systemd-journal[343]: Allowing runtime journal files to grow to 150.0M.
    Mar 02 17:13:10 vfr systemd-journal[343]: Journal started
    Mar 02 17:13:16 vfr systemd-journal[343]: Allowing system journal files to grow to 100.0M.
    garry at vfr$

Garry T. Williams

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