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Old 09-28-2006, 06:43 AM   #1
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SMF log directories


Solaris 10

SMF logging...

What is the difference between the following to log directories, and how and why are there log`s in both ?


I have the same files in both, but the log information is not the same.

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/etc/svc/volatile is for "volatile logs", i.e. logs that need not persist across reboots.

This directory is actually mounted on swap like /tmp.

The other directory is for regular persisting logs.
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Thanks for clearing that.



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