Donna, >Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 14:32:40 -0600 >From: "Kliche, Donna V." <address@hidden> >Organization: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology >To: "Steve Emmerson" <address@hidden> >Subject: RE: LDM-6.4.1 instalation The above message contained the following: > This is what I have: [snip] > Do any of the following files exist on your system: > > /etc/syslog.pid > /var/run/syslog.pid > /var/run/syslogd.pid > /var/run/syslogd.pid > > If so, what's the output of the command "ls -l" on the file? > > ------ None of the files above exists under those directories!!! That's interesting (and non-standard (sigh)). > If not, then=20 > > 1. Are you running a syslog(8) daemon? You can tell from the > command > > ps -ef | grep syslog > > -----------The output of this command is: > > address@hidden:/etc> ps -ef|grep syslog > root 3692 1 0 Oct12 ? 00:00:00 /sbin/syslog-ng [snip] So, you're running the "syslog-ng" program rather than "syslog". I guess that's a SUSE thing. > 2. If you are, then what's the pathname of the file that=20 > contains the process-ID of the syslog(8) daemon? > > ---------------/sbin/syslog-ng "/sbin/syslog-ng" is the name of the system-logging program rather than the pathname of the file that contains the process-ID of the system-logging daemon. You need to determine how that daemon is started (from some boot-time script in /etc, I'm guessing) and see if its process-ID is saved in a file somewhere. Also, the man(1) page for syslog-ng might be useful. Unfortunately, we don't have any experience with SUSE, so we don't know where to look for this information. Can we log onto your system as the LDM user? > In any case, what's the output of the command > > uname -a > > ----------Linux squall 22.214.171.124-20a-smp #1 SMP Wed Mar 23 21:52:37 UTC = > 2005 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux Regards, Steve Emmerson
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