[Wolves] Baffled by cron (eedjit alert)

David Goodwin dg at clocksoft.com
Sun May 22 20:38:09 BST 2005

Chris Ball wrote :
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> Paul Harrison wrote:
> Try "sudo ps aux | grep crond"
> I think the reason you are getting that is that if you don't run ps as
> root you don't always see all the services running.

That's not really correct, there are various flags to ps e.g. 'a' which
will show _all_ processes. Other flags give long listing etc.

The reason he couldn't see it is because he was looking for crond, when
the cron process is called 'cron' (/usr/sbin/cron)


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