syslog- ng hogs 89% of 512MB memory

Joris Dobbelsteen joris at
Sun Apr 6 16:50:52 UTC 2008

I found out the partition to store log data is completely full. For some 
very odd reason its size increased like crazy. Should have figured this 
out earlier...

- Joris

Joris Dobbelsteen wrote:
> Dear,
> I'm currently using syslog-ng as a syslog server. However for some odd 
> reason I see it flying towards 89% memory usage. Within a few seconds it 
>   flies up to maximum resources again. Anyone has seen this or have good 
> pointer to diagnose this issue?
> After a restart it now just breaks off. Unfortunally, this is not really 
> desired for a syslog-server...
> Thanks,
> - Joris

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