log file getting too big

Eugene Perevyazko john at dnepro.net
Wed Nov 18 14:52:34 CET 2009

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 01:39:39PM +0100, Ondrej Filip wrote:
> 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?

That's a question to original poster, as my BIRD has never crashed because of 
log file.

Eugene Perevyazko

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