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Re: [SLE] crontab entries not working
  • From: perlcgi2000 <perlcgi2000@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 19:07:01 +0100 (BST)
  • Message-id: <20060513180701.50720.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

--- Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> perlcgi2000 wrote:
>
> > I added three entries to my etc/crontab and then saved the file using
> > Kate.
> >
> > The entries look like:
> >
> > 27 9 20 * * * /usr/local/f-prot/tools/check-updates.pl -cron
> > 43 6 * * * /home/nathan/Documents/getweather.pl
> > * * * * 6 /root/runfprot.pl
>
> Correct format is :
>
> minute hour day-of-month month day-of-week <exec>
>
> Your top line has an asterisk too many.
>
>
> /Per Jessen, Z├╝rich

Thanks - I changed that but the jobs still arent being run. Is there a cron daemon that I need to
make sure is running ?


Thanks,
Nathan

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