Subject: Re: Who's accessing my disk?
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/07/1999 22:37:05
On Sun, Feb 07, 1999 at 03:16:46PM -0500, Andrew Brown wrote:
> >> Sure, cron writes to /var/cron/log every 10 minutes by default (and
> >> cron has no options at all, so this can't even be disabled). 
> >
> >It does this because is starts atrun every 10mn. If you kill /usr/libexec/atrun
> >from your crontab, the log file should be updated less often.
> (admittedly not having looked at the code at all)
> how easy would it be to integrate atrun into cron?  or is it not part
> of cron for a reason?

I think some linux version has done this and the man page calls it a BUG.

I don't think the same bug should be implemented on NetBSD.. ;)