Alexander Dalloz alexander.dalloz at uni-bielefeld.de
Thu Apr 8 20:40:59 UTC 2004

Am Do, den 08.04.2004 schrieb Daniel Stonier um 22:31:

> Getting updatedb falling into an uninterruptable sleep whenever it tries 
> to run.
> I noticed there's a couple of people who have had the same problem in the
> archives, but no solutions to the problem. Has anyone managed to figure out
> what's causing it and how to get around it yet?
> Cheers,
> Daniel.

Edit "/etc/cron.daily/slocate.cron" and let the shebang line (first
script line) to appear "#!/bin/sh -x" and append to the updatedb line at
the end the parameter "-v". Then run "/etc/cron.daily/slocate.cron" by
hand and check the output until it 'sleeps'.


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