sysklogd problem with grsec

Robert Connolly robert at
Wed Dec 26 08:24:43 PST 2007

On Wednesday December 26 2007 02:59:43 am Jaap Struyk wrote:
> denied writing FIFO /tmp/kmsg of 17.17 by /bin/dd[dd:1407] uid/euid:0/0
> gid/egid:0/0, parent /sbin/init[init:1] uid/euid:0/0 gid/egid:0/0
> fifo's can't be made inside world read/writeable dirs. only the ones
> owned by user, adapting the sysklogd script by creating a dir "kmsg"
> owned by klogd:klogd in where the fifo can be made solves it all...
> --
> Groetjes Japie

Thanks for checking it out and finding a fix. This fifo doesn't need to be in 
a temporary directory, it could go in /var/cache too.

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