cron error message

Thomas Cameron thomas.cameron at
Sun Oct 10 04:16:28 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 23:59, Timothy Payne wrote:
> From: Cron Daemon <root at>
> To: root at
> Subject: Cron <root at linux8> run-parts /etc/cron.daily
> Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2004 04:02:17 -0700
> /etc/cron.daily/logrotate:
> error: error accessing /var/log/samba: No such file or directory
> error: samba:1 glob failed for /var/log/samba/*.log
> Any suggestions on how to correct this error?
> Thanks
> Tim...

The file /etc/logrotate.d/samba is the culprit.  You must have Samba
installed but turned off.  I recommend that if you are not using Samba,
you remove it.

rpm -qa | grep samba | xargs rpm -e

Will do it for you.

Thomas Cameron, RHCE, CNE, MCSE, MCT

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