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Re: [syslog-ng] syslog-ng 3.3.0beta & ESX crashes

From: Gergely Nagy <algernon_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Jul 15 2011 - 10:21:36 GMT
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Hendrik Visage <> writes:

> I've have a syslog-ng 3.3.0beta1 (at least the tag I get from the git
> build) that keeps falling over as it receives logs from ESX servers,
> this is on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.0 (Santiago)
> inside a VM. The dmesg output gives "interesting" responses:


Would it be possible to compile syslog-ng with debugging symbols
(CFLAGS="-g" ./configure --enable-debug), and run it with --enable-core?

Looking at the backtrace, we could perhaps know a bit more about why
syslog-ng is segfaulting.

Other than that, I'd suggest either going back to 3.2, or trying the
latest version of 3.3 from git head, as there have been quite a lot of
stability fixes since beta1.

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