[collectd] processes plugin is filling syslog with "Cannot open /proc/*/stat:..."

Florian Forster octo at verplant.org
Fri Oct 27 12:33:34 CEST 2006

Hi Lubos,

On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 12:01:19PM +0200, Lubo?? Stan??k wrote:
> please ask plugin authors to check all syslog calls.
> It is very dangerous to fill syslog over with useless messages in the
> 10 seconds interval!

I agree. That's why the `plugin_complain' and `plugin_relief' functions
were written.

> I have a test log of 10 GB size due to the "ntpd plugin: getnameinfo
> failed: ai_family not supported" IPV6 error.

That'd be my fault, I'm afraid.. Why's that error occuring in your case?
AF_INET6 should be supported by pretty much all operating systems now -
even that evil one ;)

Florian octo Forster
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