[ejabberd] High filesystem usage

Matias matiassurdi at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 18:48:57 MSK 2010

El 10/02/10 15:05, Gerhard Schmidt escribió:
> Matias schrieb:
>> I'm runing ejabberd-2.1-2 on
>> FreeBSD it05 8.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE #0: Sat Nov 21 15:02:08 UTC
>> 2009 root at mason.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
>> Suddenly, my /var partition is running out of space.
> Do you rotate your logfiles with newsyslog or something similar without
> restarting the ejabberd? EJabberd might not reopen the logfile.
> So ejabber will continue to write to the rotated file. When the logfile is
> finally deleted the Directory entry for this file goes away but the file still
> exists and grows on.
> Had this problem with innd some times ago.
> Regards
>      Estartu

This seems to be the problem. Is there any signal I can send to the 
ejabbed process to restart the loggin system, without having to restart 
entirely the process and force all clients to go offline and reconnect?

Thanks for your help!

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