Bug 17933 - Bogus syslog messages from rhn_check
Summary: Bogus syslog messages from rhn_check
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-09-30 04:12 UTC by Daniel Roesen
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-09-30 04:12:06 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2000:138 high SHIPPED_LIVE New, enhanced Update Agent for Red Hat Linux 6.x, 7.0 available 2000-12-21 05:00:00 UTC

Description Daniel Roesen 2000-09-30 04:12:04 UTC
Sep 30 02:06:34 guinness rhnsd[1355]: running program /usr/sbin/rhn_check
Sep 30 02:06:37 guinness rhnsd[784]: command returned: ERROR: unable to
read system id. 

every $INTERVAL minutes. This is _very_ annoying. It also makes newbies
think, that they actually NEED such a system id (see guinness-list for an

Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-10-04 18:42:44 UTC
A new version of rhnsd will soon be released which explicitly checks for
/etc/sysconfig/rhn/systemid before running a subcommand.  It will log at the
DEBUG level what it finds, therefore not logging to syslog by default.

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