[mythtv-users] Double logging?
angela.schmid at wolke7.net
Tue Nov 20 19:44:25 UTC 2012
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> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Angela
> Sent: Tuesday, 20 November, 2012 20:25
> To: 'Discussion about MythTV'
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Double logging?
> On 11/20/2012 01:45 AM, DaveD wrote:
> > > I'm running Fedora 17, MythTV version v0.25.2-15-g46cab93. I don't
> > > know how to figure out what build options were used to build the
> > > package. I did
> > >
> > > #> mythbackend --help
> > >
> > > and it says (amongst other things)
> > >
> > > --syslog Set the syslog logging facility.
> > > Set to "none" to disable, defaults to none.
> > >
> > >
> > > So, why is it not defaulting to "none"?
> > Don't know. In your startup script (that HP-mini referred to in
> > another
> > you could add --syslog none. The ps you ran, and had --logpath in it
> > why you see logs under /var/log/mythtv/program.timestamp.pid.log. It
> > doesn't explain the syslog messages unless your distribution truncated
> > the output of the ps command I suggested. You could try: ps f -eo
> > myth|grep -v grep to see if there's more.
> > The default to none was added in commit e4243c6 in July 2011. You're
> > running on a commit that was released in July of 2012, so you
> > shouldn't
> > to do that.
> > --
> > Bill
> Something to be careful about, everything what goes to file goes also to
> database, with default logging settings.
> Cranking up the debuglevels blows your database up.
> Set my debuglevel to "all" for 30 minutes, ended up with a 7 GB MySQL DB.
> Which can only be shrinked by dump/delete MySQL file/restore.
> Worse was, that Mythtv does housekeeping jobs, cleaning the log table;
> deleting millions of rows brings your system almost to a halt, stuttering
> Had to truncate the logging table.
> Use " --nodblog" when you don't intend to log to the DB.
> I am on 0.27, it's fine for Job start/finish info's, for other stuff I
can't think it is
> valuable to log into a DB, therefor I can't understand setting logging
> DB is enabled by default.
Not 0.27, meant 0.26
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