Weird CRON restart

Weird CRON restart

Post by Joey Gibs » Mon, 24 Jan 1994 15:01:32



I am using Linux with the CROND which came with Slackware 1.01 release.
The man page says Vixie cron as of 15 November 1988. The weird thing is that
if I down my system, and then restart it, cron IMMEDIATELY fires up
EVERYTHING in root's crontab file. This includes UUCP, expire, tind, and a few
others. I looked in the man page for crond, but found nothing relating to
this behaviour. Has anyone else experienced this? BTW, this has happened with
pl14f, and with the pl14t which I just installed 5 minutes ago.

Joey

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