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926 </pre> 926 </pre>
927 <warn> 927 <warn>
928 In the case of syslog-ng you need to create 928 In the case of syslog-ng you need to create
929 <path>/etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf</path>. 929 <path>/etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf</path>.
930 See <path>/etc/syslog-ng</path> 930 See <path>/etc/syslog-ng</path>
931 for a sample configuration file. 931 for a sample configuration file.
932 </warn> 932 </warn>
933 <impo> 933 <impo>
934 Metalog flushes output to the disk in blocks, so messages aren't immediately recorded into 934 Metalog flushes output to the disk in blocks, so messages aren't immediately recorded into
935 the system logs. If you are trying to debug a daemon, this performance-enhancing behavior 935 the system logs. If you are trying to debug a daemon, this performance-enhancing behavior
936 is less than helpful. When your Gentoo Linux system is up and running, you can send 936 is less than helpful. When your Gentoo Linux system is up and running, you can send
937 metalog a USR1 signal to temporarily turn off this message buffering (meaning that 937 metalog a USR1 signal to temporarily turn off this message buffering (meaning that
938 <i>tail -f <path>/var/log/everything/current</path></i> will now work 938 <i>tail -f <path>/var/log/everything/current</path></i> will now work
939 in real time, as expected), 939 in real time, as expected),
940 and a USR2 signal to turn buffering back on 940 and a USR2 signal to turn buffering back on
941 again. 941 again. If you want to disable buffering permanently, you can change METALOG_OPTS="-B" to METALOG_OPTS="-B -s"
942 in <path>/etc/conf.d/metalog</path>.
942 </impo> 943 </impo>
943 <p>Now, you may optionally choose a cron package that you'd like to use. 944 <p>Now, you may optionally choose a cron package that you'd like to use.
944 Right now, we offer dcron, fcron and vcron. If you don't know which one to choose, 945 Right now, we offer dcron, fcron and vcron. If you don't know which one to choose,
945 you might as well grab vcron. They can be installed as follows: 946 you might as well grab vcron. They can be installed as follows:
946 </p> 947 </p>
947 <pre caption="Choosing a CRON Daemon"> 948 <pre caption="Choosing a CRON Daemon">
948# <c>emerge sys-apps/dcron</c> 949# <c>emerge sys-apps/dcron</c>
949# <c>crontab /etc/crontab</c> 950# <c>crontab /etc/crontab</c>
950<comment>or</comment> 951<comment>or</comment>
951# <c>emerge sys-apps/fcron</c> 952# <c>emerge sys-apps/fcron</c>
952# <c>crontab /etc/crontab</c> 953# <c>crontab /etc/crontab</c>
953<comment>or</comment> 954<comment>or</comment>
954# <c>emerge sys-apps/vcron</c> 955# <c>emerge sys-apps/vcron</c>
955<comment>You do not need to run <c>crontab /etc/crontab</c> if using vcron. </comment> 956<comment>You do not need to run <c>crontab /etc/crontab</c> if using vcron. </comment>
956<comment>Don't forget to add your *cron to the proper init level. </comment> 957<comment>Don't forget to add your *cron to the proper init level. </comment>

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