[svlug] Cron not working
rajlist at rajshekhar.net
Wed Aug 5 12:30:34 PDT 2009
In infinite wisdom Skip Evans said the following On 8/5/09 6:20 AM:
> Hey all,
> I created the following cron job with
> crontab -e
> as root, but it won't run.
> # m h dom mon dow command
> 1 8 * * * /bin/cp /mnt/BSP_usr/backup/* /usr/backup/
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
do a 'sudo touch /etc/cron.deny'
and create a dummy cron job to run every minute to verify it is working.
> grep CRON /var/log/syslog
make sure you have a line like this in your /etc/syslog
and restart syslogd. That will make cron send its messages to the
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