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Re: cron on Win9x works
- From: Luciano <lucianoav at gmx dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2003 00:34:20 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: cron on Win9x works
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Hey, BB. I tried your suggestion and cron finally works in my system!
Well, almost. It runs and keeps running, I can edit crontab -e etc.,
but cron won't run the command at the set time/date. What could be
Thanks for the help,
Santos, SP - Brasil
"BB" <canofspam at att dot net> wrote in
news:b74d6s$mv7$1 at main dot gmane dot org:
> I've notice some discussion about problems running cron on
> Win9x. I'm currently running cron and init on Win95. Win98
> works too. I'm not running anything complex with cron yet
> though. Unfortunately, I'm stuck in Win9x mode, but at least
> I'm being paid for it.
> One thing that is required is the addition of
> "SYSTEM:*:18:544:,S-1-5-18::" to the /etc/passwd file.
> The ",S-1-5-18" part probably isn't required, but I just simply
> copied the entry from an XP machine. I also added
> "SYSTEM:S-1-5-18:18:" to /etc/group but I don't think it
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