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Questions tagged [systemd-journald]

For the logging service on systemd systems and the journalctl command used to view journald logs

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Ubuntu 16.04 journald forwarding to syslog seems lagged

I'm seeing an issue where the copying/forwarding of journal messages to /var/log/syslog seems to be delayed: theuser@host:/etc/systemd$ sudo journalctl -n 1 && sudo tail -n 1 /var/log/syslog -...
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Postfix is not logging anything to journal

I'm trying to get journalctl in Ubuntu 18.04 to log everything, or mostly everything at least. One thing that I noticed was, that postfix does seem to log to journal. I can clearly see entries when I ...
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Time discrepancy between dmesg and journalctl -k

Edit: I couldn't find out why this weird effect happens, but I found the culprit of the actual problem (slow bootup) to be the same as described here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/...
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How to prevent an application from flooding the journal?

My journal directory grew to 4 GBs over the course of 2 days. It's flooded with messages like /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[4056]: Local Device Found /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[4056]: type: 28de ...
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How to view systemd / journald log for the isc dhcp service?

I wish to view the log file entries only for ISC DHCPd server service. How do I do this with the journalctl tool? I tried googling around for the answer, which didn't produce anything. I tried ...
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systemd-journald crashed with SIGABRT in pthread_sigmask()

Fresh install of ubuntu 18.04 on a new lenovo x1c6, I'm getting this error sometimes after resuming from suspend. I have no idea what it means, and search online leads to a bug report that doesn't ...
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Help me understand the different parts of journalctl´s error code

Journalctl's output may look like this: maj 01 10:13:02 kontor pulseaudio[1198]: [pulseaudio] pid.c: Daemon already running. Trying to understand the different parts of the error message, apart from ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 systemd-udevd uses high CPU, conflict with wifi

I recently switched from Kubuntu 17.10 to Kubuntu 18.04 (fresh installed). The problem is the process systemd-udevd is constantly running and consuming 90-100% CPU load. After tinkering around with ...
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Journald stops with SIGBREAK

I have poor knowledge of how journald works. I have several questions alongside with the main issue. I use following journald configuration on Ubuntu 16.04 servers [Journal] Storage=persistent ...
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How do I find which Kernel Version I booted 2 weeks ago?

I had a problem two weeks ago on March 28. At the time I didn't note the kernel version that was being used. How can I find out what kernel version I booted that day using journalctl -b?
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Systemd logs (`journalctl`) are too large and slow

My journalctl is keeping over 300 MB of logs as revealed by journalctl --disk-usage. Everything appears to be in order when I run journalctl --verify: $ journalctl --disk-usage Archived and active ...
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17.10 - 100% CPU Load almost all the time

I am currently testing Ubuntu (17.10) and have almost all of the time 100% CPU load. I don’t think I can do anything against the systemd-journald, gdb or rsyslogd processes. My specs (obtained from ...
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failed to send WATCHDOG=1

I have just installed Ubuntu (v 17.10) for the first time and was suggested to reboot the system. portable Acer Inspire R3-131 Ubuntu cannot reboot: [ 9934.778997] systemd-journald[955]: failed to ...
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Why does `journalctl --list-boots` only show the current boot? [duplicate]

My kernel update crashed this morning and I had to boot to an older kernel. I wanted to see the journal log for the crashed boot so used: journalctl --listboots 0 336aa03f15d3443d95e079ad17b6dc77 Fri ...
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systemd-journald High CPU Usage causes system shutdown

I'm running Ubuntu 17.10 on an HP laptop. It is running normally and stable however recently I am having problems where systemd-journald starts using 100% of one CPU causing it to overheat and shut ...
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How to make journald increase logs storage capacity?

I would like to have persistent logs via journald. I created /var/log/journal and reloaded the service. Now logs are saved on the disk. But the log size limit is low. I added /etc/systemd/journald....
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systemd load at 100% of CPU

About 1 day ago I installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS and config it because I had some problems with Wi-Fi connection. Now I am having a problem with 1 CPU after reboot. When I turn of my PC it outputing a ...
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Journalctl says: “Failed to search journal ACL: Operation not supported”

When I run journalctl -xe as a non-root user, I get the following error: bgeron@machine:~$ journalctl -xe Failed to search journal ACL: Operation not supported No journal files were opened due to ...
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journalctl -f with journal-remote - not reading all files in /var/log/journal/remote/

Using journald-upload and journald-remote. I need to receive journal entries from multiple systems. I have configured both sending & receiving services and they appear to function correctly, in ...
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How do i get a systemd unit to redirect or copy logs to syslog?

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 Server with a node.js service, where i need to get the log written to a file, just like the good old syslog :) I've been googling half the night, but nothing has come up. ...
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Relationship of rsyslog and journald on Ubuntu 16.04

I am running what is a vanilla Ubuntu 16.04 server, and I'm trying to wrap my head around how logging is set up by default. I can see that both journald and rsyslog are installed and running, but it's ...
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OS boots into Emergency mode - fsck says its clean

So I have multipath setup and it seems like if I enable multipath partition in fstab, then everytime the reboots, it goes into emergency mode. If I disable that in fstab, then server reboots fine. ...
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Suspended Ubuntu 17.04 , when “wake up” does full reboot

After installing Ubuntu 17.04 a week ago on my /dev/sda1 partition, all was working properly. Closing the lid put my computer into suspend mode. Opening it up, touching a keyboard touch turned it on,...
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systemd-journald high CPU usage

A few days ago, I installed Ubuntu 17.04 on my Asus laptop dual-boot with Windows 10 and shortly thereafter, I noticed that the systemd-journald process was constantly using 25-35% of CPU. I traced ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS What Job Updates /boot/grub/grub.cfg

I have just set up a new, stripped down Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server, with automatic updates turned off. Over the weekend it mysteriously updated /boot/grub/grub.cfg, which started a whole bunch of kernel ...
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Send Logs Buffer to remote pc

How can I simply read all the different buffers(system logs, user logs, applications logs etc.) of Ubuntu 16.04 and forward them to an external server (which could be any OS) in runtime? Do any ...
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Why do I need syslog, or even cron, when Ubuntu has have the systemd journal and timers?

I have run a distro which doesn't have syslog nor cron installed by default. I felt lost at first, but when I learned how to read and work with the journal and systemd timers I found I didn't really ...
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Where is “journalctl” data stored?

When I issue journalctl I get a massive log of all system services, but where is all this information stored?
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Both journald and rsyslog are running

Since the migration to Ubuntu 15.04 both journald and rsyslog are installed and running. I'm wondering if this is by design or if rsyslog might not have been uninstalled by accident? Can I uninstall ...