[OpenIndiana-discuss] log messages from failed time-slider daemon
carlsonj at workingcode.com
Fri Oct 28 12:05:23 UTC 2011
On 10/27/11 18:34, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Note that top line about `crontab'. Is that the reason for the
> subsequent failures?
It appears to be.
> What is going on that requires crontab to be read? And what might make
> it not open.. permissions?
The script this service runs modifies crontab entries (yecch!). Not
opening could be due to user modification of the time-slider service
itself, bad permissions somewhere, or a read-only file system.
ls -ld /var/spool/cron/crontabs
> Is this the root crontab, or would it be a user crontab?... there is
> so little information in the log output its not really possible to
> figure much from it.
It looks like the root crontab. Something is definitely strange on your
If you do this:
pfexec su - root
crontab -l > /tmp/root.cron
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