[OT]: Syslog issues?

Dirk Koopman djk at tobit.co.uk
Wed Mar 21 17:58:28 GMT 2007

paddy at panici.net wrote:

> Is writing 500KB/s to disk such a big issue ?

It is if you are syncing and flushing disc buffers on every line. Even 
worse if you are closing and opening the file on every line (as I 
believe older syslogds used to do).

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