Has anyone had any trouble using user-defined crontabs with RH 6.1? On my
SX164, I can `crontab -e` and /var/log/cron says yes indeed, the new crontab
gets installed, but it never actually gets triggered. No email saying it
Scheduling tasks via `at` does work; it appears to be only crontabs that
get ignored. Entries in /etc/crontab (such as the log rotations) also work.
I had a friend test this on Intel, and it does work there, so it seems to
be either an Alpha thing or something I broke (though I don't know what it
Can anyone confirm or refute...?
(The crontab entry I am testing is:
* * * * * /bin/echo foo
... which should generate an email every minute.)
Thanks for any info,
Computer Scientist, Physicist
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