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Old 08-16-2004, 12:40 AM   #1
sendas4
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Gentoo syslog-ng


I finished a install of gentoo and emerged syslog-ng. Now ive done this tons of times and this has happend before. it tells me

Code:
Service ' Sysklogd' already provide 'logger'!;
Code:
Not adding service 'syslog-ng'...
It spat this at me after i emerged it i didnt know what it ment and tried what the gentoo installation howto told me.

Code:
rc-update add syslog-ng default
well everytime i emerge something i get that same error of it already provide.

can anyone point me in the right direction on how to fix this? or what it meens?
 
Old 08-16-2004, 01:44 AM   #2
dalek
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I did a quick search for ya:

http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=203219
http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=80137
http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=136528
http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=208156

I think that top one should do the trick.

Later

 
Old 08-16-2004, 06:39 AM   #3
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It means you can't have 2 log daemons installed at once, well strictly speaking you can, but you can't run them both at the same time, they'll fight each other(AFAIK).
The way rc-update in Gentoo checks this is using init files in /etc/init.d , if you open up /etc/init.d/syslog-ng you'll see something like
Code:
depend() {
    need whatever
    provide logger
}
If you know what you're doing change "logger" to something else for example "logger2", or manually make a symlink in /etc/runlevels/default.
Same goes for some other serivces such as dns, cron etc.

Last edited by Demonbane; 08-16-2004 at 06:43 AM.
 
  


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