empty log files

michael cs at networkingnewsletter.org.uk
Wed Jul 2 11:13:20 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 14:38 +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> 2008/7/1 michael <cs at networkingnewsletter.org.uk>:
> > I can't recall doing anything 'wrong' but I now notice most of my log
> > files are, unexpectedly, empty (see example, below). Anybody care to
> > suggest how I can debug why this is so? Thanks, M
> Did you by chance happen to install vmware? Installing vmware seems to
> change the SEli9nux context of /etc/services, which prevents syslog
> from working. To fix:
> 1) run /sbin/restorecon -v /etc/services
> 2) /sbin/service syslog restart

yes I had installed vmware! what a mess up by them...

I've got it all working now, thanks


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