Odd message from cron daemon
atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr
Sun Feb 27 20:22:46 GMT 2005
Roland Smith writes:
> Could it be that the cron output is mailed to someone else on the
> production machine?
I checked my aliases and stuff and sent some test messages to operator,
and they get through okay. Apparently it's not happening on my
production box, only on the test box.
> It works OK on my 5.3 box, though. My system has revision 1.2 of
> /usr/libexec/save-entropy, and it is 3073 bytes. Yours should be the
> same, since the revision dates to Januari 2001.
Yes, that's what I have as well, on both machines.
> Is there any difference between /usr/libexec/save-entropy and
> /usr/src/libexec/save-entropy/save-entropy.sh ? They should be
They are the same on my machines.
> Hmmm, disk or filesystem trouble maybe? I guess that would show in the
> logfile. Maybe an fsck on /usr in single user mode helps?
I have tons of SCSI errors on the test machine, for reasons unknown. I
don't know if data is actually being lost or not.
But even if that were the case, wouldn't I see the corruption in the
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