access_log writes entry every 5 seconds

Michael Sweet mike at
Fri Sep 23 17:21:54 PDT 2005

Anonymous wrote:
>>Hello all,
>>It seems like the a single line is written to access_log every 5 seconds.
>>For example :
>>localhost - - [31/Oct/2004:1:48:07 +0800] "POST / HTTP/1.1" 200 221
>>Is there a reason for that ?
>>Is there a common way to stop it beside setting the file name
>>to /dev/null :
>>LogFilePerm 0666
>>AccessLog /dev/null
> Was this question ever answered ?
> I have these same messages and would like to turn them off.

You have a process (probably GNOME's printer support) that is polling
the server once every 5 seconds.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software

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