Installing Sysklogd

Installation of Sysklogd

Edit the Makefile file and edit the CFLAGS variable if you want to add compiler optimizations to this package.

Install Sysklogd by running the following commands:

root:sysklogd-1.3-31# make
root:sysklogd-1.3-31# make install


The Sysklogd package contains the klogd and syslogd programs.



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


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.