Subject: Re: cron that !
To: Zafer Aydogan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Pelle Johansson <email@example.com>
Date: 10/28/2004 14:07:40
2004-10-28 kl. 12.00 skrev Zafer Aydogan:
> Hej Newsgroup,
> yes it works :) ( with the asterix )
> But i'm a little bit confused, because it works only as a user cron.
> I tested it as root, but that was not working for somehow.
Were you perhaps trying it in /etc/crontab?
It has a slightly different format.
*/5 * * * * root command
if you want to run something as root from there.
Ofc root aslo has its own crontab (accessible with crontab -e)
which should work the way you first described.