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Old 10-30-2007
crontab location

Hi all, my problen is I designed a crontab with specific parameters & was running till yesterday.
Suddenly it stoped working, I have a confusion that what should be the crontab file location in our file directory...or it doesn't matter that where ever this file is stored.
What should I do now?

# 2  
Old 10-30-2007
Usually is /etc/crontab, but depends on the distro. Try restarting the cron service.
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Old 10-30-2007
I am also facing the same problem


I have setup a crontab which would run from the hours 6to 10 for evry hour

like 6,7,8,9,10 and I set up this script @ 6:30.... after setting this crontab and when I do exit.. i have got message like you have stopped jobs.

After that I exited and my crontab was not working why??
# 4  
Old 11-13-2007
check your crontab syntax

Hi Bala, there could be wrong crontab syntax & always exit by " esc+:+q" then u will not get message.
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