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Re: [SLE] crontab entries not working
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 15:45:07 +0200
  • Message-id: <e44nt3$tdu$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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


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