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crontab problem

Posted on 2004-08-24
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Help!

I am getting an error on my raq4 when trying to edit crontab in root


no crobtab for root - using an empty one
crontab: no changes made to crontab

Any help out there!

~doug
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What editor are you useing, vi, emacs? How are you exiting the editor after inserting the crontab entry? And at exit is the cursor on the line following the last crontab line?
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by:douger1961
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vi, esc > :  > wq, yes

~doug
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I presume that you are using the command:

crontab -e

as root in order to edit the crontab?...rather than trying to do it directly using vi?
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by:douger1961
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yes, but I fixed it. Thanks.
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