On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 9:34 AM, Kurt Buff <kurt.b...@gmail.com> wrote: > All, > > I'm having a strange issue with one of my boxes. It's the router for our DS3: > > router#uname -a > FreeBSD router.mycompany.com 7.0-STABLE FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE #0: Mon May > 19 01:16:12 PDT 2008 > r...@router.mycompany.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386 > > The machine has stopped sending periodic daily and security reports, > though I'm getting weekly and monthly reports. I see nothing in the > syslogs to indicate any problems. > > If I issue, as root, the command 'periodic daily', it just hangs until > I press ^C to break out of it, then it comes back with > > router# periodic daily > ^C > (Interrupt -- one more to kill letter) > > and sends an email, with the following contents: > > Removing stale files from /var/preserve: > > Cleaning out old system announcements: > > Removing stale files from /var/rwho: > > But nothing else - certainly much less than I get from my other boxes. > > Running 'periodic security' also hangs, but when I interrupt with ^C, > I get no output at all, either at the prompt or in email. > > > I plan on rebooting it this evening - is there anything I can do in > the meantime to diagnose the issue? > > Kurt
At a minimum, we'd want to see the contents of /etc/periodic.conf (as an aside) Any reason you're running an unpatched 7.0 on your router? 7.0 is up to around patch 10. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"