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Old 08-28-2009
Ubuntu Jaunty's strange behaviour


My system seems to going crazy... Yesterday it flushes some settings, some settings it leave... I can't find the link between the settings it had reset: some of these settings I made two days ago and system was working fine and some more than a month ago. System's log says nothing. Moreover, there is some strange record:
/var/log/syslog:Aug 27 23:13:06 lenovo-y510ka kernel: [    0Aug 27 23:17:01 lenovo-y510ka /USR/SBIN/CRON[7584]: (root) CMD (   cd / && run-parts --report /etc/cron.hourly)

A big term of time system did not record it activity... How I can find out what's going on?..

Any comments and advices are appreciated

Thanks in advance

[ lenovo-y510ka@user Fri 28 Aug 2009 01:07:07 PM MSD ]
/home/user $ uname -a
Linux lenovo-y510ka 2.6.28-15-generic #49-Ubuntu SMP Tue Aug 18 19:25:34 UTC 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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Old 08-30-2009
That log entry is fine. You are using Cron/Anacron to do system management. The entry here is stating that it ran the tasks in cron.hourly.
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Old 08-30-2009
Originally Posted by mark54g
That log entry is fine. You are using Cron/Anacron to do system management. The entry here is stating that it ran the tasks in cron.hourly.
Have you noticed two timestamps in the output?.. I suppose there should be at least two records instead one, but first message is cuted, begins at 23:13:06 and says something about kernel and finishes unexpectedly, but the next one begins after about 4 minutes, at 23:17:01 and it says about cron job... What happen between 23:13 and 23:17?..
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