You could setup cron to run lynx or some other command line web browser...
something like:

0 * * * * /path/to/lynx -dump http://server/path/to/script.php >/dev/null 2>&1

Then as the first thing in that script you will probably want to set the
time limit to 0 so it doesn't time out...

On Wed, 25 Sep 2002, Daren Cotter wrote:

> I have PHP installed on a Cobalt RaQ550. I know there
> are two ways of installing PHP, one as a binary, and
> one as an Apache module. I am pretty sure PHP gets
> installed as an Apache module for the Cobalt
> installation.
> My problem, is that I absolutely NEED to run a PHP
> script using crontab. The script needs to send
> numerous queries to a database every hour. Is there
> any way I can accomplish this, directly or indirectly?
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