Re: amanda vs 2.6

From: Chris Adams
Date: Wed Nov 26 2003 - 15:58:39 EST

Once upon a time, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>And syslogd is stopped for some reason - either a bug, a mistaken SIGSTOP,
>or simply because the console has been stopped with a simple ^S.

It can also happen if there is a problem with DNS; syslogd tries to do a
DNS lookup to get the hostname to put in the record and can hang on that
if the DNS server is busy, hung, down, unreachable, etc.

_Really_ annoying when you are trying to log in to the DNS server to fix
a problem with DNS!
Chris Adams <cmadams@xxxxxxxxxx>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.
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