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Cannot start cron
- From: a12 <a12 at swipnet dot se>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2003 21:54:25 +0100
- Subject: Cannot start cron
After installing cron, I did 'ps -ef' and found that cron was
not started. So I checked /usr/doc/Cygwin/cron.README, and I
tried to start the Windows service using:
cygrunsrv -I cron -p /usr/sbin/cron -a -D
Then I checked Windows processes, and no cron.exe was there, so
I tried to start the Windows service manually, and got:
Could not start thecron service on Local Computer.
The service did not return an error. This could be an internal
Windows error or an internal service error.
I created manually:
mkdir -p /var/cron
chmod 1777 /var/cron
chmod 1777 /var/cron/tabs
and started Cygwin bash:
sysaccount at rrback ~
seteuid: Permission denied
What does the last error mean ?
How do I start cron properly ?
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