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Re: runaway crons

On Tue, May 30, 2000 at 09:17:40PM -0500, Brad wrote:
> On Tue, May 30, 2000 at 11:50:12AM -0700, kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> > I hit my work system remotely this morning to check mail and got
> > 
> >    bash:  fork: resource temporarily unavailable
> >
> [SNIP]
> > there too).  pstree showed a heck of a lot of cron jobs.  Found and
> > killed the root cron process, then slaughtered the rest with:
> Do any of your users have anything in their crontabs (look in
> /var/spool/cron/crontabs)? Is there anything odd in /etc/cron*? Any
> funny-looking entries in /var/log/syslog, /var/log/cron.log, or wherever
> else cron logs to on your system?

I'll check to see if I snuck anything onto my system behind my back...
<g>.  I'm the only primary user on the box.

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