Bug 11527 - [sysklogd-1.3.31-14] klogd can't write to log when using "append only" bit on log file
Summary: [sysklogd-1.3.31-14] klogd can't write to log when using "append only" bit on...
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sysklogd   
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Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-05-19 18:21 UTC by heckmann
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:13 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-19 18:21:04 UTC
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Description heckmann 2000-05-19 18:21:04 UTC
Actually, it's a little more complicated than that, when the append only
bit is set on a log file using "chattr", when /etc/rc.d/init/syslog is used
to start logging after a reboot for example, klogd cannot write to the log
file. If I start syslogd and klogd manually, all is good. I narrowed it
down to the "daemon" wrapper function that is used to start syslogd and
klogd, if I remove "daemon" from in front of syslogd and klogd it works
fine... I haven't investegated further... What gives?

PS: the append only bit is important when used in conjunction with
capability bounding sets for secure systems like a firewall.

Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2000-07-12 14:46:02 UTC
Works with rawhide syslog and initscripts.

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