Re: timer command?
Subject: Re: timer command?
Date: Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 10:39:07PM +1000
In reply to:Steve Kowalik
Quoting Steve Kowalik(firstname.lastname@example.org):
> On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 07:01:59AM -0400, Jeff Maxson uttered:
> > what would be a command (or script) which would execute a given command
> > after a certain amount of time? for example I want to run something like
> > ./offin 60 poff
> > where offin is a script/command, 60 is the # of minutes before "poff" is
> > executed.
> at now + 1 hour
> at rocks
On Potato it does. On Woody 'atd' isn't starting, no var/run/atd.pid
file. So forget 'at' on Woody presently.
Real Users find the one combination of bizarre input values that shuts
down the system for days.