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Old 09-03-2008, 11:29 AM   #1
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how to run crontab job for every 5 seconds


what are the steps to schedule crontab job for every 5 seconds?

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Old 09-03-2008, 11:35 AM   #2
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Source: Walt Sullivan

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Special thanks to Walt Sullivan who send a detailed script to restart a
dying daemon.

- cron's granularity is in minutes, it would be a little silly for
cron to wake up every second and cron is not really designed for such
frequent runs.
- Just write a loop-forever script and 'sleep 1' at the bottom of the
loop.
while [ true ]; do
sleep 1
if [ -z "`ps ax | grep <proc> | grep -v grep`"]; then
#start daemon
fi
Done
 
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