Hostapd Log Messages to Syslog

Jouni Malinen j
Sat Jun 22 02:19:47 PDT 2013

On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 10:53:11AM +0530, chandresh tank wrote:
> if i start hostapd daemon in background mode then it won't give any debug
> to syslog or stdout and that's ok but even when i start hostapd daemon
> Normally (without -B options) , with these logging options in  hostapd.conf
> file ---
> -------------------------------------------------
> logger_syslog=-1
> logger_syslog_level=4
> -------------------------------------------------
> it gives debug to stdout only and gives nothing on syslog..

-B should have no affect on this. Please note that logger_syslog_level=4
requesting only the most critical events to be logged in syslog. If you
want to actually see some events there, you might want to consider
using a smaller value to enable some of the informative messages.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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