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Re: [SLE] Cron Not Running Tasks
  • From: Lívio Cipriano <lcipriano@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2006 13:43:08 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <200609031442.56294.lcipriano@xxxxxx>
Being systematic:

- Check if the crond deamon stoped or;

- Is the clock time right? (far fetch, but possible)...

LC

On 3 September de 2006 13:12, Rick Friedman wrote:

> For some reason, cron seems to have stopped running users' tasks this
> morning. I'm not sure if it will run system tasks (cron.daily,
> cron.weekly, etc.). BTW, I'm running Suse 10.1 .
>
> It worked fine during the night (around 00:30), running a backup of
> the / partition. The task is in root's crontab. However, now it won't
> run any task in any user crontab, including root. The times for several
> tasks have come and gone and none of them have been executed.
>
> I checked and the cron daemon is running:
>
> ps -ax | grep cron
> 4557 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/cron
>
> Below is a copy of a crontab which should have run this morning. The
> times have been changed several times this morning trying to figure out
> what is happening:
>
> # dar backup of / partition
> 30 0 * * 7 /root/full_system_dar_backup.sh
>
> # dar backup of /home partition
> 10 13 * * 7 /root/full_home_dar_backup.sh
>
> 30 0 * * 1,2,3,4,5,7 /root/diff_system_dar_backup.sh
>
> 55 7 * * 1,2,3,4,5,7 /root/diff_home_dar_backup.sh
>
> This also happening with the cron jobs of regular users.
>
> Any help is greatly appreciated.
>
> Rick

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