How can I do if no "messages" file in /var/log/ directory, but "messages.1" through "messages.4" exist?

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The "messages" file in /var/log is gone, after restarting "syslog" service, there are only messages.1-messages.4 in /var/log directory, but no new files or "messages" can be created. Because there are no messages, so there will be no log to debug the problem.


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