[ntp:questions] ntpd interfacing with newsyslog/logrotate?

David Lord snews at lordynet.org
Sun Apr 22 22:48:34 UTC 2012


Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> On 4/22/2012 7:15 AM, David Lord wrote:
>> A C wrote:
>>> Does anyone familiar with NetBSD know if there's a particular
>>> configuration for newsyslog that will allow the main ntpd log to
>>> rotate on a regular basis? It seems that ntpd loses track of its log
>>> file during a rotate and stops updating.
>>
>> NetBSD-5.1-Stable on i386 here. My ntp.log has rotated
>> without since around 1998 when running NetBSD-1.5x but
>   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> 
> Without what? Please remember to proofread before hitting send!

"without problem"

I did check before hitting send.

My screen takes too long to refresh and keyboard repeats
are sometimes delayed. Remember this is 2012 and everything
has improved.


David



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