errors following vixie-cron update

Bill Davidsen davidsen at
Thu Feb 28 16:19:30 UTC 2008

Steven Stern wrote:
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> After installing the new vixie-cron (vixie-cron-4.2-8.fc8), no  cron
> jobs have run:
> Feb 20 08:01:01 sds-desk crond[905]: CRON (root): failed to open PAM
> security session: Module is unknown
> Manually restarting cron this morning seems to have fixed the problem.
Like a kernel upgrade, anything having to do with pam may require a 
reboot. In this case it does.

Bill Davidsen <davidsen at>
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