how to re-read /etc/newsyslog.conf ?
b.smeelen at ose.nl
Wed Sep 15 10:37:31 UTC 2010
On 09/15/2010 11:11 AM, Antonio Kless wrote:
> 2010/9/15 Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk>
>> On 15/09/2010 09:02, Antonio Kless wrote:
>>> I have changed my /etc/newsyslog.conf by adding some new lines. How to
>>> FreeBSD re-read it?
>>> # /etc/rc.d/newsyslog status
>>> newsyslog is not running.
>>> Is it OK?
>> newsyslog is a cron job that gets run every hour. There's nothing to
>> restart. Changes to newsyslog.conf will be picked up the next time it
>> Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
>> Flat 3
>> PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Ramsgate
>> JID: matthew at infracaninophile.co.uk Kent, CT11 9PW
> OK, now I see.
> Then for what /etc/rc.d/newsyslog are there?
> FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE.
I guess this is for running newsyslog during boot to cleanup logfiles
(enable in rc.conf)
The same as ntpdate for instance
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