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Re: 1.5.3 - can't start cron nor apache service - operation notpermitted
On Fri, 12 Sep 2003, Larry Hall wrote:
> At 11:25 AM 9/12/2003, Andrew DeFaria you wrote:
> >Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >>On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 04:12:43PM -0700, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> >>>Since upgrading to 1.5.3 I cannot start cron or apache as services. They
> >>>were added as follows:
> >>>cron : PID 3856 : starting service `cron' failed: execv: 1, Operation
> >>>not permitted
> >>I've just tested it and it still works for me. Could you check the permissions on cygwin1.dll? Is system not permitted to read/executethe DLL perhaps?
> >$ ll /bin/cygwin1.dll
> >-rwxr-x---+ 1 Andrew Users 967522 Sep 1 10:16 /bin/cygwin1.dll*
> >$ chmod +x /bin/cygwin1.dll
> >$ ll /bin/cygwin1.dll
> >-rwxr-x--x+ 1 Andrew Users 967522 Sep 1 10:16 /bin/cygwin1.dll*
> >$ net start cron
> >The Cygwin cron service is starting.
> >The Cygwin cron service could not be started.
> >The service did not report an error.
> >More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 3534.
> >Didn't help. Wonder why many of the files under /bin were owned by the group Users and others set to the group DeFaria?
> My WAG is you've run setup.exe more than once to install something and
> your ID had different group permissions on some of these rounds.
> >And what does that "+" at the end of the permmissions string mean?
> Do you google?
> >Anyways I did a:
> >$ chmod 755 /bin/*
> >$ chgrp DeFaria /bin/*
> >Didn't help.
> >I did get the following one time:
> >Event Type: Information
> >Event Source: /usr/sbin/cron
> >Event Category: None
> >Event ID: 0
> >Date: 9/12/2003
> >Time: 7:52:46 AM
> >User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
> >Computer: STARBASE
> >The description for Event ID ( 0 ) in Source ( /usr/sbin/cron ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: /usr/sbin/cron : PID 4036 : (CRON) STAT FAILED (/etc/cron.d).
> >Interesting because I don't have an /etc/cron.d. Creating it fixed my problem! Hmmm... Why didn't the post install create this? I have no idea. But I'm glad it's now working.
> The post install doesn't need to create it. It's part of the cron package.
> Looks like you had a problem installing the 'cron' package for some reason.
> Try again, if required.
Try "cygcheck -cv cron".
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