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SubjectRe: fsync on large files
> high and gradually getting worse. Today we realized that there is a weekly
> cycle to it, and it matches the cycle of the log rotation of
> /var/log/messages. As this log file grows (currently 36 megs with 2 days left
> before rotation) and beyond, with syslogd fsync'ing every line it writes,
> syslogd hangs for long periods of time, and when syslogd is hung, lots of

The first thing I would do with log files that size is rotating daily.


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