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Re: cron dies (randomly?) on fedora core 1



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On Wednesday 26 May 2004 21:01, Jeremy Brown wrote:

> Has anyone experienced strange behavior like this from the vixie-cron
> packaged with Fedora?  Or anyone know of a reason cron might be killed
> by the OS?

Check you memory usage... I and others have observed that slocate (run by 
cron) is somehow leaking monsterous amounts of memory.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=100666

I have seen this on two machines at least (the others are up and down too 
often for it to accumilate noticeably), and now disable slocate in 
cron.daily.

- -Andy

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