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Re: Will cron runnnnig as a service cause the server to lock up?


I'm also getting the following message from the crontab in the Event Log

The description for Event ID ( 0 ) in Source ( crontab ) 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: crontab: PID 1596: (Administrator) LIST (Administrator).

This doesn't make sense to me either...


Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
On 8/26/2010 12:59 PM, Blaine Miller wrote:
I'm running cron as a service. Twice this week this server has died and needed
cold rebooting to get the system back.

Questions - First, will cron as a service on a Windows 2003 R2, standard
system cause this sort of behavior?

No, that's an O/S issue (kernel or drivers).

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