[K12OSN] yum.cron question

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Thu Jan 13 17:18:39 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-01-13 at 11:11, Henry Hartley wrote:

> The problem was that the there was no symlink in /etc/rc.d/rc3.d to the yum
> script.  Without that, there was no /var/lock/subsys/yum and the cron job
> just did nothing (as it was intended).  I suppose that's a reasonable
> default.  I manually ran "yum update" to get caught up, ran "/etc/init.d/yum
> start" and created a S98yum symlink.  Thanks for your time.

The generic way to set up the service symlinks is:
chkconfig --add service_name (install according to hints in the file)
chkconfig --list service name (check settings)
chkconfig --level digits service_name on|off  (adjust)

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com

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