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Old 04-13-2019, 05:18 PM   #1
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Need to rotate manually or force the rotation of the file [I]kern.log[/I]


I just forced the rotation of file sys.log with the command:

sudo logrotate -vf /etc/logrotate.conf
Is it there an equivalent command for the file kern.log, or another method to do it ???

I know that I can empty kern.log but I do not want to, I need to compress it immediately.

Thx in advance.

PS: Sorry for my english, not native.
Old 04-13-2019, 11:31 PM   #2
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If you create an entry for kern.log under /etc/logrotate.d, the same command should do the trick. Just copy the sys.log config (or config for any other log file) and adapt it to kern.log.


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