[TAG] Cron Jobs not being run
Tue Mar 15 01:32:48 MSK 2005
Brian Bilbrey wrote:
> Thomas Adam wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 02:37:04PM -0500, Suramya Tomar wrote:
>>>15 * * * * root /etc/awstats/stats_update
>> This is a bad idea. As I have pointed out in the past to people, having
>> the time *exactly* on the hour (or intervals such that it is run on the
>> hour) can cause clock skews, if one controls their time via ntpd, say.
>> The result is such that the cron job may not run at all.
> I see a cron entry set to run at 15 minutes after each hour. What do you
> see, Thomas?
I suspect it's a case of British clocks running in the opposite direction
(do they go leftwards like cars do?), or maybe the spelling is different.
Try "been" instead of "bin" in the script.
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