Re: Cron

Marc Singer (
Wed, 20 Nov 1996 11:27:55 -0800 (PST)

> Gang,
> Is anyone else having problem with cron running on RedHat 4.0??
> crond is running, but I can't get anything to actually run via "crontab -e"
> The format is fine, and I have cron scripts running on many boxes here, but all
> 5 of our alphas running RedHat Linux 4.0 will simply not execute a cron job.
> Anybody have an idea bout this?

I, too, have noticed this. I think that RedHat is NOT using dillon's
cron. It looks as if the crontab's are not edited with that command
as dillon's does. I know cron is running because I get messages about
the tasks it runs. I think I found the crontabs in /var/spool, but I
need to check again.

-- Marc Singer

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