On May 29, 2008, at 20:58, Filipe Brandenburger wrote: > strace seems fine, just use some options to enhance the output you > get: > -s 1024: take 1024 bytes for every string. This wouldn't have cut > that one short > -tt: if you want timestamps > -f: to follow forked processes Great suggestion. I didn't know about the -s switch. I'll change the strace to use all those options and wait for it to fail again. Alfred P.S. There was nothing interesting in any of the log files.