log file getting too big
santiago at crfreenet.org
Wed Nov 18 16:00:40 CET 2009
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 02:44:32PM +0000, David J Craigon wrote:
> It might well be a problem on my end. Any suggestions are welcome.
> It's not the file system:
> [root at localhost 5731]# ls -sh /tmp/
> total 5.9G
> 3.9G bigfile 0 birdlogtmp 2.1G look
> where the file "look" is what was the bird log file. Bird stopped when the
> file became 2.1 Gb. As you can see, I can make bigger files
> I've got bird to create a core dump, which I can include if you really
> want, but sticking it in gdb tells me the following:
> [root at localhost ~]# gdb /usr/sbin/bird core.4934
> Program terminated with signal 25, File size limit exceeded.
> [New process 4934]
> The whole signal 25 thing suggests it is coming from outside, but if so,
That makes it clear why BIRD crashed - it received unhandled signal and
a crash is a default behavior for that signal.
But it is strange that sug signal was sent when it is possible to have bigger
files on that FS. What FS is used for /tmp ? What kernel version is used?
BTW, i would suggest to use some smart syslog variant and use syslog-based
Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo
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