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

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Thu Aug 26 17:08:00 GMT 2010

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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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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