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Re: adding syslog crashes container


On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 08:58:35AM +1100, Paul Chubb wrote:
> hi I am trying to get Mariadb to log to syslog - this is for log
> consolidation etc. I am using Maria in a docker container from docker hub.
> Other things from the container are successfully logging to syslog on my
> logging server but Maria isn't.
> If I add the word 'syslog' to a [mysqld_safe] section the configuration is
> not read (as reported by mysqld --print-defaults). The container init
> script calls mysqld rather than mysqld_safe
> If I change the init script to call mysqld_safe instead of mysqld, syslog
> is set as reported by --print-defaults however the container continually
> crashes after restart.
> If I add the word 'syslog' to [mysqld] the configuration is read however
> after restart, mariadb continually crashes - at least the container does.
> I have checked for log-error statements, when checking global vars
> log_error  is empty and it is not reported on the print-defaults output. If
> I setup to log to a file, this works fine.
> The container is running Ubuntu 18.04
> Mariadb version is 10.3.10
> rsyslog version is kinetic 8.32.0
> Not sure what you want to see to help me, advise and I will do my best to
> give it to you.

Do you have enough space for the log?

> Cheers paul

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