Bug 17933 - Bogus syslog messages from rhn_check
Bogus syslog messages from rhn_check
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-09-30 00:12 EDT by Daniel Roesen
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-09-30 00:12:06 EDT
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Description Daniel Roesen 2000-09-30 00:12:04 EDT
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 14:42:44 EDT
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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