On Thursday 20 May 2004 17:47, Bill Moran wrote:
> carvin5string wrote:
> > I have a new server set up and running and am getting a slew of
> > messages from cron, like this -
> > Subject: Cron <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> root /usr/libexec/atrun
> > Body: root: not found
> > and
> > Cron <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> operator /usr/libexec/save-entropy
> > operator: not found
> > What's going on with cron?
> You've got a user's crontab created in the format of the system
> The system crontab has an extra field to designate the user under
> which the job should run. When this field is entered in a user's
> crontab, cron interprets it as the command to be run and the errors
> you describe generally result.
> Keep in mind that the user "root" has a user crontab that is
> different from the system crontab.
> If you're still fuzzy as to what went wrong, reading the man pages
> for crontab (in addition to my explanation) should help.
additionally you might want to have a look at
> good luck.
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