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Re: Fw: cron doesnt run jobs (sometimes)!
- From: Larry Hall <lh-no-personal-replies-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: "russ" <russ dot lunn at russlunn dot demon dot co dot uk>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2004 18:56:11 -0400
- Subject: Re: Fw: cron doesnt run jobs (sometimes)!
- References: <014001c4ac85$59282ed0$c600a8c0@rl>
- Reply-to: Cygwin List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
At 11:50 AM 10/7/2004, you wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Reini Urban" <email@example.com>
>To: "russ" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Thursday, October 07, 2004 1:22 AM
>Subject: Re: cron doesnt run jobs (sometimes)!
>> russ schrieb:
>> > Hi there list!
>> > 1st off .im new to cygwin.
>> > i have built some scripts to do tape backups
>> > basically a find, then a cpio, then tar it to tape.
>> > it runs from the command line.
>> > it doesnt run from crontab, although from event viewer i see that cron
>> > also i put another line in crontab to run ls -l >> /usr/tmp/test every
>> > minute.
>> > this works just fine!.
>> > ive lightly tapped all my scripts with chmod 777 still doesnt work!
>> not the script! the data must be readable for SYSTEM.
>> > btw its a win2k server (dc)
>> > any ideas?
>> check if it runs under okay in a "sysbash" shell. must be the permissions.
>> search the ml archives for "sysbash". still not a package
>> or run manually:
>> > at <soon> /interactive bash --login -i
>> Reini Urban
>Ah! it seems to work now. fantastic!
>does anyone know how to get a system owned bash shell from an RDP session, i
>can only get one
>at the console. which is 300 miles away :-<
You can run it from an rxvt or xterm and reroute that way if you want/need.
Or the VNC route should allow you to see what you need without being local.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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