fryman at sonic.net
Wed Nov 27 23:31:11 PST 2002
On Wed, Nov 27, 2002 at 11:14:20PM -0800, Robert Hayes wrote:
> I don't get it here. My cron file is percolating along just fine just as it
> always has. I know because I moved the machine into my bedroom from my office
> (don't ask) and it wakes me up every morning at 5:15 thrashing and gnashing
> away as it downloads my mail. I KNOW the cron file is working.
> But I can't find it.
The crontabs generally live in /var/spool/cron. You might check for the
existence of one for your username. Is it possible the cron job to get
your mail is in /etc/crontab ?
> I wanted to add something to it, I'm logged in as myself, I enter
> crontab -e
> and get back: file not found, opening blank file.
What happens when you save it? Does your next crontab -e invocation get
you the saved file to edit?
Also see crontab -l
> Same result when I use the -u username switch.
> When I log in as root the root crontab comes right up.
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