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FS#35581 - [systemd] journalctl loops over output

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Matthias Krüger (matthiaskrgr) - Saturday, 01 June 2013, 05:35 GMT
Last edited by Dave Reisner (falconindy) - Saturday, 01 June 2013, 17:54 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Critical
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


I get seem to get infinite output by journalctl (stopped searching after around 100 MB of text)

It starts putting out older logs again at

May 26 16:21:31 t400 su[26606]: (to matthias) matthias on none
-- Reboot --
May 26 13:22:26 t400 sudo[2770]: root : TTY=pts/3 ; PWD=/var/cache/pacman/pkg ; USER=root ; COMMAND=/usr/bin/pacman -U ./inxi-1.9.6-1-any.pkg.tar.xz
-- Reboot --
May 26 14:26:40 t400 systemd-journal[182]: Allowing runtime journal files to grow to 192.7M.

systemd 204-2
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Closed by  Dave Reisner (falconindy)
Saturday, 01 June 2013, 17:54 GMT
Reason for closing:  Upstream
Additional comments about closing: i?id=64566
Comment by Matthias Krüger (matthiaskrgr) - Saturday, 01 June 2013, 17:50 GMT
journalctl| wc -l didn't return anything, event not after around a minute of waiting.

I backed up/moved var/log/journal which seems to have 'solved' the issue.