split the boot log.

Posted on 2006-06-02
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
For reasons of my own I have a boot log that is growing in great sizes.  I need to increase the amount of times it is split.

How would I do that?  Also is there an easy way in linux to split a log file?

Question by:Rebelnorth
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    Expert Comment

    I use webmin to organize these things. Appert from this special function, you can use it to administer most tasks in linux.
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    Accepted Solution

    Do you use logrotate? If so look at /etc/logrotate.conf and /etc/logrotate.d/* files - Your log should be configured there - just change some values.

    Author Comment

    I used the commands in logrotate.  The boot.log settings were in logrotate.d, in a file called syslog.

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