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> Cron won't start
post Jul 16 2006, 02:45 AM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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Here is the entry in my crontab file:

30 * * * * root

The runs well from the command line as it sits in /sbin.
But from cron it just don't start. I am logged in with root.
Tryed to restart crond, to edit the personal root cron file (crontab -e).
Nothing works... Help...
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post Jul 16 2006, 07:39 AM
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Its GNU/

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cron does not use the same environment path as a regular user. Therefore you must include the entire path to your script i.e.

30 * * * * root /path/to/
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