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Re: can't use cron

"Kuhar, Mike" <MKUHAR01@BIRSTEEL.com> wrote:
>If you're trying to add the line as given:
>0 1 * * 5  root  /root/update
>remove the word root after the number 5.  This field is for a command, not a

That's true of normal crontabs, but the syntax of /etc/crontab is
slightly different, and has that extra username field.

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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