A.47. Sysklogd

A.47.1. Contents

The Sysklogd package contains the klogd and syslogd programs.

A.47.2. Description

A.47.2.1. klogd

klogd is a system daemon which intercepts and logs Linux kernel messages.

A.47.2.2. syslogd

Syslogd provides a kind of logging that many modern programs use. Every logged message contains at least a time and a hostname field, normally a program name field, too, but that depends on how trusty the logging program is.