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Old 10-11-2011, 04:33 AM   #1
qrange
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redirecting output of cron job


I have a simple script to monitor the CPU temperature and need it to run in cron.
it should send output to a file and not send email.

I've tried the following:

Code:
27 * * * * /home/djordje/bin/CPUt >> /home/djordje/CPUtemp.log  > /dev/null 2>&1

but it doesn't work. how to solve it?

thanks.
 
Old 10-11-2011, 04:38 AM   #2
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Hello,

Why using this ?

/dev/null 2>&1

Make it like below:

Code:
27 * * * * /home/djordje/bin/CPUt >> /home/djordje/CPUtemp.log
 
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Old 10-11-2011, 05:34 AM   #3
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well, maybe redirecting all output to a file instead of /dev/null will do the work
Code:
27 * * * * /home/djordje/bin/CPUt 2>&1 >> /home/djordje/CPUtemp.log
 
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