On Wed, 16 Apr 2003 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > I think you should change */2 to 0-59/2, or how can the crond know > whether it is 1 3 5 or 2 4 6? The */2 is valid, it will work properly. It's likely a path problem. If he's on a ppp connection, i'd add something to /etc/ppp/ip-up.d, to update only when needed. I'm sure something similar can be done with an ethernet connection, instead of hitting their server every two minutes needlessly.