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Re: syslog.conf & memory buffered logging
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: syslog.conf & memory buffered logging
- From: Ed White <ed_(_dot_)_white_(_at_)_libero_(_dot_)_it>
- Date: Sun, 4 Apr 2004 11:03:11 +0200
- Reply-to: ed_(_dot_)_white_(_at_)_libero_(_dot_)_it
On Sunday 04 April 2004 10:33, Theo de Raadt wrote:
> > I've seen that 3.5 syslogd can log on fixed size memory buffers.
> > I would like to know why the largest allowed buffer size is 256kb.
> Because that was considered reasonable. Useage above that likely means
> you should develop some other way.
If I'm using a Soekris box with 128Mb of RAM and a read-only mounted
CompactFlash I could like to dedicate 1Mbyte (or more) to syslogd buffers.
Why is this prevented ?
What other ways could I follow ?
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