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Re: [SLUG] Time keeps changing!
- To: Simon Bryan <sbryan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Time keeps changing!
- From: Howard Lowndes <lannet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Oct 31 11:35:45 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
Have you been cracked? Have a look at /etc/passwd for extra accounts.
LANNet Computing Associates <http://www.lannet.com.au>
On Tue, 31 Oct 2000, Simon Bryan wrote:
> The time on my Mandrake 6.1 box keeps changing back to June 1999!
> There is nothing in the message log, or any other log that I can find that
> indicates what is happening (part of the message log where the changeover
> took place is included below).
> When this happens I login as root, use rdate to reset the time off our ISP's
> Linux box. I then have to kill and restart crond.
> I have also noticed that when I login as me the prompt is:
> <sbryan@gatekeeper sbryan>
> but when I su to root it becomes
> <cgi@gatekeeper sbryan>
> I am sure the cgi bit used to say 'root'.
> Any clues appreciated as I have many of my maintenance tasks running off
> cron and they keep stopping!
> Simon Bryan sbryan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Information Technology Manager sbryan@xxxxxxxxxx
> OLMC Parramatta