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Re: job in crontab not running

On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 12:21, Bob Proulx <bob@proulx.com> wrote:

>> from this I was able to determine that NSCD wasn't running, restarting
>> this allowed jobs to run successfully!
> Does this mean that you are running NIS/YP or LDAP from the network?
> Are your servers "slow" such as on a remote network or otherwise
> negatively impacting performance?

They shouldn't that are on the same subnet and linked via 10GigE.

> If not then I wouldn't run nscd at all.  I have run into problems with
> its caching implementation.  Secondary account entries override
> primary ones (the opposite of desired) when running nscd for example.
> And the daemon sometimes stops running, as you just found.  If you
> don't need it then it is better not to run it and it is rare to find
> people who really need it these days.

Without NSCD running cron jobs fail to run, if you're suggesting not
running it how can I get cron working?



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