Mandrake - /etc/syslog

Compared to other distros, Mandrake's /etc/syslog.conf has some particular settings that place some of its logs in unusual places.

[[email protected] root]# cat /etc/syslog.conf
# Various entry
auth,authpriv.*                                                 /var/log/auth.log
*.*;auth,authpriv.none                                          -/var/log/syslog
user.*                                                          -/var/log/user.log

# Log anything (except mail) of level info or higher.
# Don't log private authentication messages!
*.info;mail.none;;news.none;authpriv.none                                       -/var/log/messages

# The authpriv file has restricted access.
authpriv.*                                                      /var/log/secure

# Mail logging
mail.=debug;mail.=info;mail.=notice                             -/var/log/mail/info
mail.=warn                                                      -/var/log/mail/warnings
mail.err                                                        -/var/log/mail/errors

# Cron logging
cron.=debug;cron.=info;cron.=notice                             -/var/log/cron/info
cron.=warn                                                      -/var/log/cron/warnings
cron.err                                                        -/var/log/cron/errors

# Kernel logging
kern.=debug;kern.=info;kern.=notice                             -/var/log/kernel/info
kern.=warn                                                      -/var/log/kernel/warnings
kern.err                                                        /var/log/kernel/errors

# Lpr logging
lpr.=debug;lpr.=info;lpr.=notice                                -/var/log/lpr/info
lpr.=warn                                                       -/var/log/lpr/warnings
lpr.err                                                         -/var/log/lpr/errors

# News logging
news.=debug;news.=info;news.=notice                             -/var/log/news/news.notice
news.=crit                                                      -/var/log/news/news.crit
news.=err                                                       -/var/log/news/news.err

# Daemons logging
daemon.=debug;daemon.=info;daemon.=notice                       -/var/log/daemons/info
daemon.=warn                                                    -/var/log/daemons/warnings
daemon.err                                                      -/var/log/daemons/errors


# Everybody gets emergency messages
*.emerg                                                         *

# Save mail and news errors of level err and higher in a
# special file.
uucp,news.crit                                                  -/var/log/spooler

# Save boot messages also to boot.log
local7.*                                                        -/var/log/boot.log

# Explanations from Mandrake Linux configuration tools
local1.*                                                        -/var/log/explanations
*.* /dev/tty12

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