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[leafnode-list] Re: How to get less output in syslog?
Am 19.10.2009, 22:20 Uhr, schrieb Chris G <cl@xxxxxxxx>:
> Is there any way to reduce fetchnews' verbosity in syslog? By default
> it outputs a line to syslog for every newsgroup being read. At
> present about 99% of my syslog is fetchnews output! It's not a major
> problem but it would be nice to quieten it down a bit.
> The README file tells me how to *increase* output to syslog but not
> how to reduce it.
That's a courtesy of the leafnode documentation, because not capturing
news logging used to be a very common problem among distributions.
Otherwise, the usual syslog configuration (/etc/syslog.conf usually) is
the way to go. Likely using something like "news.warning" there will help;
most syslogds I know need SIGHUP to re-read their configuration.
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