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Old 11-07-2006, 01:33 PM   #1
hraposo
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Run a script every 10 minutes


I want run a script every 10 minutes I created a file names dyndns em:
/etc/cron.d
An I put that line:
0, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 * * * * root /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/dyndns_update.sh >/dev/null 2>&1 But the script don't run. Why?
 
Old 11-07-2006, 08:51 PM   #2
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If you're sure that the syntax is already correct, first you must at least know if the script runs but just immediately bails out. Add a line similar to this in the beginning of the script. Check if a file is created.

cat /dev/null > /tmp/file

If a file is created, it should be a problem with the script. You can post the script here so that others can also see it if you like.
 
Old 11-08-2006, 05:39 AM   #3
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The cron.d is running the script is running to because when I execute the script in terminal there's no problem. The only problem can be this line 0, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 * * * * root /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/dyndns_update.sh >/dev/null 2>&1
 
Old 11-08-2006, 06:44 AM   #4
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AFAIK there should be spaces: "0,10,20,30,40,50".
Using "*/10" notation saves you typing twelve chars.
 
  


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