cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/syslogd syslogd.c

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at
Fri Mar 31 08:06:57 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-Mar-30 21:04:52 +0000, Christian S.J. Peron wrote:
>  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.

My sole concern with this is that this means that syslogd will keep
trying to write to the full filesystem - and the kernel will log the
attempts to write to a full filesystem.  Whilst there's rate limiting
in the kernel, this sort of feedback loop is undesirable.

Peter Jeremy

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