Problems with syslogd under 5.2-RELEASE

David Malone dwmalone at
Mon Jan 12 03:36:46 PST 2004

On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 11:30:40AM +0000, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> If I kill and restart syslogd by hand I get:
>     # /usr/sbin/syslogd -s
>     syslogd: timed out waiting for child
> Is this a known problem?  Is there a workaround?

Is your console in some wird state? (XOFF, scroll-lock-on, ...)

There have been reports of problems like this before, but they've
been hard to pin point.


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