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Re: [linux-lvm] cronjob and logcheck



On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 04:27:44PM +0100, Ulrich Wiederhold wrote:
> Hi,
> I have 2 questions:
> 
> 1. What for is this cron-job?
> */10 *  * * *   root    /sbin/lvmsadc > /var/log/lvm >/dev/null 2>&1

It does io statistics samples on all your logical volumes which
can be retrieved by "lvmsar /var/log/lvm".

> 
> 2. I use logcheck and these msg are annoying:
> Feb 12 14:20:01 home /USR/SBIN/CRON[28697]: (root) CMD (/sbin/lvmsadc >
> /var/log/lvm >/dev/null 2>&1)

Because the cron entry doesn't create any STDOUT/STDERR anyway,
that shouldn't happen.

> 
> Why don't you create some logcheck "information" files in a next
> lvm-version, that display the really important msg and ignore the usual
> ones?

Why don't you deactivate the cron entry for lvmsadc until you really
want logical volume io statistics?

> 
> 
> Thanks.
> Uli
> 
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