Bug 17717 - should report if it can't reconnect
Summary: should report if it can't reconnect
Alias: None
Product: Branch 4.1
Classification: Distributions
Component: klogd (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: all Linux
: P2 normal
Assignee: Nobody's working on this, feel free to take it
QA Contact: qa-4.1@altlinux.org
Depends on:
Blocks: 17250
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Reported: 2008-10-29 00:40 MSK by Ivan Zakharyaschev
Modified: 2014-11-05 20:41 MSK (History)
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Description Ivan Zakharyaschev 2008-10-29 00:40:26 MSK

As https://bugzilla.altlinux.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17250 has shown, failed reconnects of klogd (after syslogd restart) stay completely unnoticed for the administrator.

(I have been living with this problem for years.)

I suggest that a failed reconnect should be reported. (Even if https://bugzilla.altlinux.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17716 is implemented, there may be other reasons for a failure, and this should be reported.)

Perhaps the most effective way would be to exit. Then, the exit will be noticed from outside, and in such cases, the init-script (or monit) could try to restart the daemon and send a message to syslog or whereever. (Actually, in my case, a restart would even resurrect klogd.)
Comment 1 Michael Shigorin 2014-11-05 20:41:07 MSK
В 4.1/branch исправления не будут вноситься уже технически (заглушена очередь на сборку), поэтому прошу ошибки, актуальные для sisyphus/p7/t7, перевесить на текущие ветки или сизиф.