fifo log problem

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Nov 19 01:55:10 PST 2008

In message <200811170603.mAH63Q54011870 at>, Mike Tancsa writes:

>>I could fear that you have two fifologs running at the same time,
>>possibly as a result of syslogd doing something strange on sighup...
>There is nothing really strange about the config.  Any idea on how to resolve?

Not right now, there is nothing that rings a bell here and I have not
seen it on any of my systems.

As I said, I would fear that the SIGHUB to syslog results in some
weird config where two writers are competing or something like that
but that is purely a guess...

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