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journal: immediately sync to disk as soon as we receieve an EMERG/ALERT/CRIT message
[elogind.git] / man / journald.conf.xml
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                         <varlistentry>
                                 <term><varname>SyncIntervalSec=</varname></term>
 
-                                <listitem><para>The timeout before synchronizing journal
-                                data to disk. After syncing, journal files have
-                                the OFFLINE state. Default timeout is 5 minutes.
+                                <listitem><para>The timeout before
+                                synchronizing journal files to
+                                disk. After syncing, journal files are
+                                placed in the OFFLINE state. Note that
+                                syncing is unconditionally done
+                                immediately after a log message of
+                                priority CRIT, ALERT or EMERG has been
+                                logged, this setting hence applies
+                                only to messages of the levels ERR,
+                                WARNING, NOTICE, INFO, DEBUG. The
+                                default timeout is 5 minutes.
                                 </para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>