Debian Etch - disable the -- MARK -- log


I installed Debian on an NSLU2.

The system is running off a USB thumb drive.

In order to maximize the lifetime of the drive, I need to limit the number of writes to it.

– MARK – entries in the logs are (from my understanding) pretty useless for that system, here’s how to disable them.

Edit /etc/defaults/syslogd

Change the SYSLOGD option to the following :

SYSLOGD="-m 0"

Restart syslogd : invoke-rc.d sysklogd restart

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