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  1. #1

    Cron job error.

    I got this error when I ran crond.

    crond: can't lock /var/run/, otherpid may be 688: Resource temporarily unavailable

    im a newbie and am not sure what to do.

    thanks in advance.

  2. #2
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    Mar 2005
    Where my hat is
    In a console, type top and find out what is using PID 688 and report back here.
    Registered Linux user #384279
    Vector Linux SOHO 7

  3. #3
    crond was using it.

    Apperently it started and i didn't know it.
    well thanks anyways.

    it's working now

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