Bug 5679

Summary: crond fails to restart YP users' crontabs
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: David Woodhouse <dwmw2>
Component: vixie-cronAssignee: Crutcher Dunnavant <crutcher>
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Description David Woodhouse 1999-10-07 12:01:06 UTC
By default, crond is started before ypbind at system
startup. This means that the NIS users are not yet present,
and hence crond refuses to acknowledge their crontabs.

Fix: Start ypbind earlier (I use S15ypbind) or crond later.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-07 15:47:59 UTC
ypbind starts at 17 in RHL6.1 - this should solve it.