Strange problem 1
brian at Awfulhak.org
Tue Apr 11 13:02:03 BST 2000
> Simon Clayton wrote:
> > I have two different problems which I hope someone out there
> > can help me with.
> > Firstly, my FreeBSD 3.2 box has suddenly started complaining
> > about atrun. I have checked the crontab against another
> > FreeBSD 3.2 box and it looks fine, I have made sure that
> > /root exists and is OK but every five minutes I get a new
> > mail like this:
> > From root Tue Apr 11 08:30:00 2000
> > Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 08:30:00 GMT
> > From: root (Cron Daemon)
> > To: root
> > Subject: Cron <root at dev> root /usr/libexec/atrun
> Looks like it's trying to invoke a program called `root', my crontab
> entry looks like:
> */5 * * * * root /usr/libexec/atrun
Which is correct for /etc/crontab, but not for crontab(1).
> double check the syntax. It might be tabs/spaces type problem if it
> `looks' correct.
Brian <brian at Awfulhak.org> <brian@[uk.]FreeBSD.org>
Don't _EVER_ lose your sense of humour !
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