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becherekmg
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syslog is over 17MB

Post by becherekmg » Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:05 pm

Hello.

I came from LMDE 2 to LDME 3. I am accustomed to use MATE so I decided to install MATE on my LDME 3. It works but I have my syslog file full of this row:

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org.mate.panel.applet.MultiLoadAppletFactory[1311]: glibtop(c=2250): [WARNING] statvfs '/run/user/119/gvfs' failed: Permission denied
. I was trying find an answer with Google but I am not sure what I could do. Is it really a bug? I am not sure that I find the user no. 119, I tried this:

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milos@milos-5781 ~ $ ps -ef | grep 119
lightdm   2060  2046  0 18:09 ?        00:00:00 /usr/lib/gvfs/gvfsd-fuse /run/user/119/gvfs -f -o big_writes
milos     3585  2385  0 19:29 pts/0    00:00:00 grep --color=auto 119
milos@milos-5781 ~ $ mount -v | grep 119
tmpfs on /run/user/119 type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,size=1640156k,mode=700,uid=119,gid=126)
gvfsd-fuse on /run/user/119/gvfs type fuse.gvfsd-fuse (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,user_id=119,group_id=126)
. Is it lightdm?

And here is ls from 119 directory:

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root@milos-5781:/run/user/119# ls -l
ls: 'gvfs': Permission denied
celkem 0
srw-rw-rw- 1 lightdm lightdm   0 říj  6 18:09 bus
drwx------ 2 lightdm lightdm  60 říj  6 18:09 dconf
drwx------ 2 lightdm lightdm 140 říj  6 18:09 gnupg
d????????? ? ?       ?         ?            ? gvfs
drwxr-xr-x 3 lightdm lightdm 100 říj  6 18:09 systemd
As you can see I have tried it as root

Does anyone have a idea how to fix it? I also run LDME 3 with MATE on my virtual machine but with sysvinit instead of systemd and l/run/user/119 has one directory only:

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drwx------ 2 lightdm lightdm  60 říj  6 18:09 dconf
Do you think that sysvinit is the solution?
Thanks for any idea?

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Re: syslog is over 17MB

Post by karlchen » Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:05 pm

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Re: syslog is over 17MB

Post by rene » Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:38 pm

I use LMDE3 nor MATE but the suggestion "out there" is to disable disk monitoring in the MATE System Monitor as a work-around. It is assumed that reader will be able to find how (i.e., in the preferences of said System Monitor, supposedly).

It is expected that gvfs (rather, fuse) mount points are inaccessible to anyone but their owner -- including root -- and the issue itself reminds me of systemd-tmpfiles tripping over that at some point. Back then the solution was to exclude all of /run/user/* from being traversed by systemd-tmpfiles, and I believe you may want to exclude all of /run from MATE's Disk Monitoring. /run is a "ram disk" anyway so this might even be the correct solution. As to how.... no idea. Don't run MATE as said, but this may give an LM19 MATE user an inroad to checking things there.

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Re: syslog is over 17MB

Post by becherekmg » Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:01 pm

I must apologize. I did not analyze which application generates the message but what is generated. I really read whole row after my post. So I decided to disable disk monitoring and now it is all right.

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