[mythtv-users] Why is my cron job not backing up my database?

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Tue May 15 02:44:58 UTC 2012

On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 5:47 PM, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK, I figured out what is going on here.  Cron is not starting up
> automatically so it never runs.  I tried running "chkconfig crond on"
> but I don't think that is how this service can be started
> automatically.  Under fedora 16, how do I autostart crond?

chkconfig should redirect to systemctl for F16.  It should
have told you that (but then it does the "right thing").
However, systemctl only enables crond for the next
boot.  If you want to start it now without a reboot,
issue 'systemctl start crond.service' (all as root,
of course).

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