[systemd-devel] [PATCH] man: mention that tools like imjournal will not work with Storage=none

Lukas Nykryn lnykryn at redhat.com
Tue May 12 08:00:20 PDT 2015

Manpage for journald.conf mentions that syslog will still work if you
set Storage=none, but this is not true for some specific setups.
For example rhel7 and combination of journal, rsyslog and imjournal plugin.
 man/journald.conf.xml | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/man/journald.conf.xml b/man/journald.conf.xml
index 2cbe58b..532d6ec 100644
--- a/man/journald.conf.xml
+++ b/man/journald.conf.xml
@@ -98,7 +98,9 @@
         <literal>none</literal> turns off all storage, all log data
         received will be dropped. Forwarding to other targets, such as
         the console, the kernel log buffer, or a syslog socket will
-        still work however. Defaults to
+        still work, unless the tool is directly reading journal log
+        (e.g. rsyslog with imjournal plugin).
+        Defaults to

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