minor syslog issue

John Howie john at thehowies.com
Thu Apr 30 19:51:19 UTC 2015

A little OT but do you really want the RPI to be your time server? It has no hardware clock. The time keeping will be (relatively) terrible.

Sent from my iPhone

> On Apr 30, 2015, at 11:16, Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 2015/04/30 15:17, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>> I missed that (high port #, thought it might be a process #, *new* to
>> tcpdump et al :-/ ) .... Could that be a mal/mis-configuration in the
>> (rather beta) NetBSD ARM port ? I will try the updated syslogd flag &
>> see how that goes. Thanks :-).
> Dunno.  FreeBSD syslogd sends /from/ port 514 as well as to port 514 --
> which is the traditional behaviour from way back when... of a lot of UDP
> based services.  NTP still does this, DNS used to do that until
> Kaminsky, and now it most definitely *doesn't* do that.  More recent
> code tends to just use arbitrary ports on the sending side -- I believe
> rsyslog (which is the Linux standard) works like that.  No idea how
> NetBSD behaves.
>    Cheers,
>    Matthew

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list