Bug 487545 - jobs aren't getting run.
jobs aren't getting run.
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy-targeted (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2009-02-26 11:42 EST by Dave Jones
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:30 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-02-26 13:07:59 EST
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Description Dave Jones 2009-02-26 11:42:08 EST
The mrtg package creates /etc/cron.d/mrtg
which is..

MAILTO=root
* * * * * root LANG=C LC_ALL=C /usr/bin/mrtg /etc/mrtg/mrtg.cfg --lock-file /var/lock/mrtg/mrtg_l --confcache-file /var/lib/mrtg/mrtg.ok

This seems to not be getting run.

iirc, this happened a while ago too, but I can't remember what happened to fix it.

stracing the crond process shows it sleeping for 60s, waking up, and then doing nothing.
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2009-02-26 11:44:50 EST
466018 was the last time, that turned out to be selinux related.

But I'm not seeing selinux denials, and the labelling on the file looks ok.
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2009-02-26 11:47:01 EST
ah, there's the problem.. (I forgot cron had its own log, and was looking in syslog)

Feb 26 09:52:01 firewall crond[7644]: (*system*) ERROR (Could not set exec or keycreate context to system_u:system_r:system_cronjob_t:SystemLow-SystemHigh for user)
Feb 26 09:52:01 firewall crond[7644]: (root) ERROR (failed to change SELinux context)
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2009-02-26 13:07:59 EST
did a yum update to todays bits, and it seems to work again.

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