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Old 05-12-2015
UNIX command

hi all,

I need to execute one command in shell script after 120 seconds through crontab.

I have given sleep 1m. but this does not work. any idea please.

Code:
 
sleep 60s

but the above command not working n shell script.
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Old 05-12-2015
Code:
sleep 120

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Old 05-12-2015
I can't believe that. More context, please. Error messages, script, ...
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Old 05-12-2015
A more descriptive title would be useful.
As mentioned by MadeInGermany, If you dont have GNU specific sleep you must provide only integer (without s).
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Old 05-12-2015
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