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Re: can't add cron job

On Wed, 16 Apr 2003 jqdkf@zju.edu.cn 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

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