kdm message in /var/log/messages?

kdm message in /var/log/messages?

Post by Todd Tavasc » Thu, 16 Dec 1999 04:00:00



I received the following message in my /var/log/messages file and would
like to know what would cause this message to be generated:

Dec 14 16:47:47 surveyor kdm[803]: Cannot convert Internet address
172.17.2.60

Nobody was logged onto the system via the console at the time. Any ideas
on how this gets generated would be appreciated. Thanks.

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1. How large can /var/log/messages and /var/log/syslog get ?

My /var/log/messages is now over 3 meg, and my syslog is 200+ k. I'm
very curious how far is this going to go ?
Is there a way to restrict their sizes ?

cheers,
Hong Siang.
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