log file getting too big

Ondrej Filip feela at network.cz
Wed Nov 18 13:39:39 CET 2009

On 18.11.2009 13:36, Eugene Perevyazko wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 09:45:21AM +0000, David J Craigon wrote:
>> I'm using the log "" command to log to a file.
>> 1) The file seems to have a 2Gb limit on file size.
>> 2) When the file gets to 2Gb, bird crashes.
>> Can you make 1) use the large file things so it can be bigger than 2Gb, and
>> can I suggest that 2) is not the right answer- the log file not being
>> available seems like a really bad reason to bring down the entire network.
> Using and debugging bird on FreeBSD I've got logs over 2GB several times and
> never was it crashing because of these. Are you sure it's not a filesystem
> where your log reside issue?

I believe it is filesystem limit. But I am surprised that this crashes 
BIRD. Are you able to produce core file?



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