AW: PERC3/Di crashed again

Matthias Pigulla mp at
Fri Oct 29 05:57:00 CDT 2004

> The only chance is a syslog host or a ssh window with a 
> continuous running "tail -f /var/log/messages" which will 
> show the logfile lines when they arrive in buffer cache 
> (before they die on their way to the disconnected disks).

I am still trying to figure out why we did not get _any_ log message at
all, although we're logging to a remote loghost (using syslog-ng). I
suspect that the problem is not that you're unable to write the message
to /var/log/somewhere, but that events are passed to the log daemon
through /dev/log. If that is affected by the controller crash
(remounting the fs containing /dev readonly?), the messages don't even
reach the log daemon and thus won't even show up on the console?

Best regards,

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