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Re: ldm-6.4.0 hupsyslog



Gabe,

>Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 14:08:32 -0400 (EDT)
>From: Gabe Langbauer <address@hidden>
>Organization: Ohio State University
>To: Steve Emmerson <address@hidden>
>Subject: ldm-6.4.0 hupsyslog 

The above message contained the following:

> I just upgraded the ldm at polarmet12.mps.ohio-state.edu to ldm-6.4.0 from 
> ldm-6.3.0.  When I start the ldm now, I get the error:
> "hupsyslog: couldn't open /var/run/syslogd.pid"
> 
> However, the ldm does still seem to handle the data correctly.
> 
> As I recall, in the past we had to do one step of the installation as 
> root, but I do not recall seeing that on the directions this time around 
> (and I think I remember during the 6.4 briefing talk about that no longer 
> being required)  Do I have something misconfigured now that root access is 
> not required?  Do I have to chown some files back to ldm?

In general, the "make install_setuids" step is necessary and must be
executed as root.  It not done, then you'll have exactly the problem
you've encountered: no logging.

> Thanks,
> Gabe Langbauer

Regards,
Steve Emmerson


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