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Re: /var/log/messages is empty



On 04/19/2009 02:29:38 PM, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> >> logrotate moves /var/log/messages to /var/log/messages-todaysdate 
> >> once
> >> in a
> >> while.
> >> 
> >Thanks, but that's not the problem. I've got several rotated logs
> with 
> >content, and one without.
> 
> I think you may have missed the point: If logrotate swapped it,
> and nothing new has been logged, it could be empty.
> 
> # logger Foo
> # tail /var/log/messages
> 
> What you get?

root pvr[7]->logger Foo
root pvr[8]->tail /var/log/messages
root pvr[9]->




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