cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/syslogd syslogd.c
gurney_j at resnet.uoregon.edu
Thu Mar 30 21:42:19 UTC 2006
Christian S.J. Peron wrote this message on Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 21:04 +0000:
> csjp 2006-03-30 21:04:52 UTC
> FreeBSD src repository
> Modified files:
> usr.sbin/syslogd syslogd.c
> Currently, if writing out a log entry fails, we unlink that log entry from our
> internal list of logfiles. So if writev(2) fails for potentially transient
> errors like ENOSPC, syslogd requires a restart, even if the filesystem has
> This change allows syslogd to ignore ENOSPC space errors, so that when the
> filesystem is cleaned up, syslogd will automatically start logging again
> without requiring the reset. This makes syslogd(8) a bit more reliable.
I'd be cool if there was a log entry that logged the fact that we couldn't
write entries for a time due to no space on the device, so that going back
through the logs, you could understand why there was a big gap...
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