Abort Trap for cron-jobs in 5.3

Niklas Saers niklasmls at saers.com
Tue Mar 15 08:19:08 PST 2005

Note to self: ask the question. ;-)

What I'm wondering about is: what could be causing the Abort Trap's?

World and kernel are a recent RELENG_5_3 compiled like described in



On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Niklas Saers wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've got four servers that all have the same problem: when jobs get
> started from Cron, they die after some time with an "Abort trap". Jobs
> that are dying are:
> /usr/libexec/atrun >> /var/log/cron 2>&1
> /usr/bin/nice -10 /usr/local/bin/zsh /root/bin/sendBarkMail.sh > /dev/null 2>&1
> I also get this on virtually every shell-script that uses tar, leaving my
> filesystem littered with bsdtar.core files.
> Running these jobs from the command prompt works fine. Any suggestions on
> what may be causing them to die from cron? sendBarkMail.sh simply moves
> mails from one folder to another periodically
> Cheers
> 	Nik
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