[CentOS] systemd-journald corruption

Thu Apr 28 01:46:09 UTC 2016
Chris Adams <linux at cmadams.net>

Once upon a time, Chris Murphy <lists at colorremedies.com> said:
> Also I wonder if merely restarting the journal daemon solves it:
> systemctl restart systemd-journald
> What should happen is it realizes its own logs are corrupt and ignores
> them, and starts working on new copies. And journalctl should still
> try to read the old ones but skips the corrupt entries.

I tried that and it didn't work (at least not every time).  I had to
actually remove the journal file to get it functional again.

So far, turning off the compression appears to have worked (but I'll
have to watch it for a day or two to really see).

Chris Adams <linux at cmadams.net>