[Courses] Linux commands: /etc/crontab, crontab
david at aeolia.co.uk
Mon Feb 9 20:50:05 EST 2004
I'm really looking forward to this course! I'll probably think of a
few commands I'd like clarifying - I'll let you know, Carla.
I'm a lot clearer now about Cron. Thanks for that.
On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Carla Schroder wrote:
> #shutdown at 1:05am Saturdays and Sundays
> 01 05 * * 7,0 root /sbin/shutdown -h +5
> Sometimes Sunday is 7, you'll have to try it to see what works:
> 01 05 * * 6,7 root /sbin/shutdown -h +5
Presumably these should begin '05 01' and not '01 05'.
Should the dow numbers in the first of these read '6,0', or have I
> It would be nice to use 'sat,sun', but you can't list names.
Are you saying that you can list a single name (e.g. 'sat') but not
more than one?
Anyway, thanks for the first lesson in what promises to be a very
useful and interesting course. I didn't know users could have their
own crontabs until now.
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