log file rotation

David Kelly dkelly at hiwaay.net
Mon Jan 16 13:48:15 PST 2006

On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 02:50:16PM -0600, Jason King wrote:
> My maillog and daillog files have stopped rotating everyday like they
> use to. I have 2 FBSD machines that have stopped these files from
> rotating as of Dec 15th. I have no idea what could have caused two
> different machines to have the same thing happen to them. The entry in
> my newsyslog.conf file is correct. There is no reason these files
> shouldn't be rotating daily like before. Anyone have any ideas on what
> to look for?

Try running newsyslog manually. If that works then its supposed to be
run every hour on the hour out of /etc/crontab.

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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