crontab is not working

David Benfell benfell at
Sat Mar 5 04:57:47 UTC 2016

On 03/04/2016 08:33 PM, gahn via freebsd-questions wrote:
> thanks matt:
> yes i did remove that "root", but it still a no go. nothing happened. run that script manually with "bash /root/" with no issues.
> i am puzzled.
But the logs will surely say something different. Matt was right. You 
were using the cron.daily/weekly/monthly format where a (different) 
crontab format is called for.

David Benfell, Ph.D.
benfell at

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