[lug] /var/log/messages

Hugh Brown hugh at vecna.com
Thu Feb 22 13:12:39 MST 2001

I would try adding this to syslog.conf to start with:

cron.* 		/var/log/cron


"Thomas R. Detman" wrote:
> On Feb 14 I upgraded to KRUD 7.0+ (2000-11-03 version).
> Ever since the following messages show up in "/var/log/messages" at
> regular intervals. Every 10 minutes in the case of the "rmmod" message,
> and houry, daily, monthly, etc for the others.
> lines from /var/log/messages:
> Feb 21 16:40:00 saturn CROND[14097]: (root) CMD (   /sbin/rmmod -as)
> Feb 21 17:01:00 saturn CROND[14109]: (root) CMD (run-parts /etc/cron.hourly)
> Feb 20 04:02:01 saturn CROND[11520]: (root) CMD (run-parts /etc/cron.daily)
> These things are now the bulk of my system log file. How do I stop these
> recurrent entries from being made? If I "su" and "run-parts /etc/cron.hourly"
> no stdout or stderr is generated, and no e-mail is being sent to root.
> No changes were made to my "/etc/syslog.conf" file, so it "appears" to have
> something to do with going from KRUD 6.2 to 7.0.
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