[OpenAFS] pam and cron

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Sun, 18 Aug 2013 23:31:40 -0700

Shouri Chatterjee <shouri@ee.iitd.ac.in> writes:

> I have observed a strange problem:
> When trying to run a cron job for root (not an AFS login), it just does
> not run. Through /etc/cron.hourly (the system crontab) things used to run,
> till I made a private crontab for root - and now even the system crontab
> jobs fail to run.

I doubt this is related to PAM.  I think it's more likely that something
has stopped processing the /etc/cron.hourly directory (perhaps some other
change to /etc/crontab).

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>