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- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: syslog sysHOG
- From: Jake Luck <openbsd_(_at_)_10k_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2000 18:52:48 -0500 (EST)
running on -current Dec 2 checkout with all the latest kernel patches. I
noticed a few days ago all a sudden, syslog starts to hog the entire
machine. Here is a ps aux of the box.
USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TT STAT STARTED TIME COMMAND
root 15871 94.3 0.2 108 180 ?? Rs 1:39PM 273:50.27 syslogd
killiing and restarting the daemon, rebooting with box had no result. It
is using the syslogd compiled from 12/2/00's source. with the standard
config file with the addition of
to also log to a central server. I noticed there is a post in the list
archive of someone having similar problems but heard it was cured by
commentting out the logging to /dev/console(this didn't work for me).
This is a sparc4, with 88megs ram. running bind8, postfix, and ipf/nat.
Anyone care to take a stab at this? What are some of the things that I
Thank you and Merry Christmas!!