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Old 04-13-2001, 01:55 PM   #1
goochable
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Hi,

Do I need to have to start the cron or does it automatically run all the time? And if so how do I start it. I was under the impression that all you had to do was crontab <filename> to get your cron job running, can some please help me out?

Thanks so much

Mike
 
Old 04-14-2001, 04:29 PM   #2
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cron should start at boot time with all distros and it will run in the background. do 'ps -e' to see the running processes (you may have to pipe it to less if it goes to quick: 'ps -e | less')

 
  


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