Stories
Slash Boxes
Comments
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

use Perl Log In

Log In

[ Create a new account ]

jhorwitz (4227)

jhorwitz
  {jeff} {at} {smashing.org}
http://www.smashing.org/

System administrator, Perl hacker, author of "Unix System Management Primer Plus" (SAMS 2003), mod_parrot, extproc_perl, Authen::Krb4, Authen::Krb5.

Journal of jhorwitz (4227)

Friday November 10, 2006
02:40 PM

Linux kernel logging

[ #31571 ]
I'm having a hard time believing this, but it appears that the Linux kernel does not log ENOSPC errors in the VFS layer.

This means i can't monitor kernel logs for "no space left on device" or "file system full" type errors (userland processes still report it though). I guess I took this feature for granted with Solaris, so I was surprised when I didn't see any logs on my Linux boxes when I filled up a file system. And no, I didn't fill up the file system containing the logs -- I'm not that senile yet. ;-)

Time to write a kernel patch. Unless someone proves me wrong...and I hope they do.

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
 Full
 Abbreviated
 Hidden
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.