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Old 03-28-2004, 10:25 PM   #1
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ps -aux output: CROND running repeatedly

When I type ps -aux CROND seems to be running a whole bunch of times. The following is repeated pretty much every day that my pc has been running. Should I kill these? Why is the same thing running every day and not terminating?

root 30961 0.0 0.0 1444 4 ? S Mar08 0:00 CROND
root 30962 0.0 0.0 2048 4 ? S Mar08 0:00 /bin/bash /usr/bin/run-parts /etc/cron.daily
root 31320 0.0 0.0 2040 4 ? S Mar08 0:00 /bin/sh /etc/cron.daily/rpm
root 31321 0.0 0.0 1828 4 ? S Mar08 0:00 awk -v progname=/etc/cron.daily/rpm progname {????? print progname ":\n"????? progname="";???? }???root 31322 0.0 0.0 5324 4 ? S Mar08 0:00 /usr/lib/rpm/rpmq -q --all --qf %{name}-%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}.rpm\n
root 31323 0.0 0.0 35216 4 ? S Mar08 0:00 sort


Old 03-29-2004, 09:51 PM   #2
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Anyone? I have noticed my PC slowing down recently. Are these programs failing?


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