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Re: Strange Crond behavior
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: "Michael Lang" <michi at jackal-net dot at>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2002 09:38:34 -0500
- Subject: Re: Strange Crond behavior
At 05:47 AM 4/1/2002, Michael Lang wrote:
>Hello to all
>Sorry for bothering but I didnīt find an issue for these strange behavior of the Crond .
>Does someone knows why using cron as service doesn't start any scheduled tasks ? Event Error :
>Using /usr/sbin/cron -D
> > seteuid: Not owner
>0x9D0 : Cygwin Process Id = 0x9D0 : (CRON) error (can't switch user context).
The problem? Looks like the same old one to me. You're not running cron as
SYSTEM. It seems many folks don't follow directions and don't check the email
archives when they have a problem as a result. Read the README and follow
the instructions there. If you still have problems, check the email archives
for similar questions. There should be plenty of information in these two
avenues to solve this issue. If not, you'll need to be more specific about
why the standard configuration doesn't work for you.
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