[nos-bbs] trace files

Alan Sieg WB5RMG wb5rmg at somenet.net
Wed Sep 22 23:39:33 EDT 2010

Maiko - just a thought, would there be any value in handing it off to
the unix SYSLOG as a function call, and let the OS handle putting the
bytes onto the disk ? Sure it wouldn't work under DOS, but ifdef ?
At least as an option ... Just a thought.


>> how long/much does it buffer [snip] what possible purpose ?
> If one were to FLUSH every single call to the trace file or socket,
> you might see a fairly large degradation in JNOS performance on a
> whole. I may have tried (just for the fun of it) a few years ago
> to do just that, let me tell me, JNOS was not able to handle any
> incoming packets at all. It just stalled out.
> Now, mind you, I didn't give it alot of thought as to how I did
> it back then. I can certainly look into it. You will always pay
> a price for the so called 'value' in something.
> I have a similar complaint, sometimes I need to see things on
> the fly, and the best approach right now is to close the trace
> when you have passed the event that you wanted to trace.
> Maiko

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