It's getting console logged? and you have nothing in syslog.conf...
I'd advise the usual .. strace -o bigfile.txt -p <syslogpid> and sit and
I'd also check klogd -c <x> but that is only for kernel stuff and
shouldn't matter a bloody bit ..
On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Colm Buckley wrote:
>> This is driving me insane...
>> On one of my systems (only one!), PAM_unix sends a log message to the
> console every couple of minutes, to the effect that 'cron' is closing
> a session as root.
>> To be precise, the message is:
>> PAM_unix[<PID>]: (cron) session closed for user root
>> I don't mind this being logged to auth.log, but having it sent to
> /dev/console is somewhat annoying. However, I can't find a way to
> make it stop...
>> The relevant bits of syslog.conf:
>> auth,authpriv.* /var/log/auth.log
> *.*;auth,authpriv.none -/var/log/syslog
> mail,news.none -/var/log/messages
>> /etc/pam.d/cron contains:
>> account required pam_unix.so
> auth required pam_unix.so nullok
> auth required pam_env.so
> session required pam_unix.so
> session required pam_limits.so
>> Any thoughts?
David Airlie, Software Engineer
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