Justin Mason writes:
>> Also, if I recall correctly, the syslog protocol looks something like
>> - 1 byte: facility
> - 1 byte: level
> - null-terminated string: log message
>> (or something like that, going from memory). As a result low bytes
> are common at the start of a syslog packet/message -- perhaps
> some bugginess caused it to "shuffle along"?
There's certainly some shuffling going on, as the messages don't appear
the same way on each system, they are sometimes interspersed with "normal"
service related entries.
The "^A" in place of the system/user/service name are 0x01.
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