[CentOS] cron jobs not running

Leonard den Ottolander leonard at den.ottolander.nl
Sun Jul 31 11:30:40 UTC 2011

Hello Tim,

On Sun, 2011-07-31 at 03:07 +0000, Tim Dunphy wrote:
> *       *       *       *       * /bin/alldb  > /home/bluethundr/backupdb/alldb-$(date +%Y%m%d%H%S).sql

> Jul 30 22:59:01 VIRTCENT09 crond[8007]: (root) CMD (/bin/alldb  > /home/bluethundr/backupdb/alldb-$(date +)

Think you need to quote that date format string, and I suppose the last
field is supposed to be %M not %S.

Also, since "date +" resolves to "" the command as it is currently
interpreted will write to the same file
(/home/bluethundr/backupdb/alldb-) over and over again.


mount -t life -o ro /dev/dna /genetic/research

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