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Date:      Thu, 28 Dec 2006 17:53:21 +0100
From:      Roger Olofsson <raggen@passagen.se>
To:        Derek Ragona <derek@computinginnovations.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: cron not running
Message-ID:  <4593F681.407@passagen.se>
In-Reply-To: <6.0.0.22.2.20061228090634.02454470@mail.computinginnovations.com>
References:  <20061228141816.5883.qmail@harmony.digitalbluesky.net> <6.0.0.22.2.20061228090634.02454470@mail.computinginnovations.com>

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Hello,

Make sure to use full path in the cron command file, like so:

/usr/sbin/ntpdate time.server.anywhere



Derek Ragona skrev:
> Check the clock.  Often older systems have dead batteries so the clock 
> is so far out of whack cron jobs don't run.
> 
>         -Derek
> 
> 
> At 08:18 AM 12/28/2006, steve wrote:
>> It has been a long time since I've had to post for help, so forgive me 
>> if this question is misplaced or stupid.
>> I have a freebsd server running at home now for years with no problems.
>> Over the  years it has been rebooted a few times either on purpose or 
>> do to things like power failures.  It has always started up without 
>> problems.  On the 12/27 I shut down the server so I could physically 
>> clean the server (was getting kinda gross with dust balls and stuff).  
>> It started up no problems but rather curiously the cron service does 
>> not seem to be processing any jobs now.
>> I am not sure where to go about figuring out what the problem is or 
>> how to fix it.  I would greatly appreciate any help or guidance from 
>> people here on this issue.
>> Steve
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