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RE: Problems with cron - Almost there

Thanks for the help, that seemed to solve my problem.

Now I seem to be stumped by a simple problem. I have read all the cron
and crontab man pages but still cannot seemed to get my job to run every
5 minuts. The following causes the hello.txt file to be generated every

* * * * * echo "Hello World" > /home/Jarrod/hello.txt

So I would expect this to be execute every 5 minutes. It however seems
to only run at 5 minutes past every hour.

5 * * * * echo "Hello World" > /home/Jarrod/hello.txt


-----Original Message-----
From: Harig, Mark [] 
Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 12:45 AM
To: Jarrod Hermer
Subject: RE: Problems with cron

>From your cygcheck text, here are some of your mount

C:\cygwin      /          user    binmode
C:\cygwin/bin  /usr/bin   user    binmode
C:\cygwin/lib  /usr/lib   user    binmode

These likely need to be 'system' mount points instead of
'user' mount points.  This situation probably came about
if you selected setup.exe's "Install For" option "Just Me"
instead of "All Users".  Please run the attached updated script to see if it helps with your

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