log system messages
/usr/sbin/syslogd [-d] [-f configfile] [-m interval] [-p path]
reads and forwards system messages to the appropriate log files
and/or users, depending upon the priority of a message and the
system facility from which it originates.
The configuration file
controls where messages are forwarded.
logs a mark
minutes (default 20) at priority
to the facility whose name is given as
A system message consists of a single line of text, which may be
prefixed with a priority code number enclosed in angle-brackets
priorities are defined in
reads from the
STREAMS log driver,
from any transport provider specified in
reads the configuration file when it starts up, and again
whenever it receives a
signal, at which time it also closes all files it has open,
rereads its configuration file, and then opens only the log
files that are listed in that file.
exits when it receives a
As it starts up,
creates the file
if possible, containing its process
Turn on debugging.
Specify an alternate configuration file.
Specify an interval, in minutes, between mark messages.
Specify an alternate log (one other than /dev/log).
STREAMS log driver
specifies the transport providers available on the system
network hosts for each transport
network services for each transport
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 25 April 2004