I've set 'Crontab' with root user and -e key but Cron is not running my jobs and after little time, my job is removed and replaced with other text!!!!

The jobs set:

# m h  dom mon dow   command
@reboot noip2
# Agape
5 2 * * * aria2c -c -x16 -s16 -t120 -j2 -k 1M -i "/home/Downloadlink.txt" -d "/home/Download/" -l /home/AriaLog/`date '+\%Y\%m\%d'`.log --log-level=notice
55 6 * * * pkill aria2c

In syslog, Cron says Run Noip2 but not run this

  • i'm run ubuntu on mk802 arm board – user298025 Jun 26 '14 at 11:09
  • Please explain more clearly. Did you run sudo crontab -e? Or do you have an actual root account enabled, logged in as root and ran crontab -e? How is your job removed? What text is it replaced by? Do you mean that the crontab is deleted? Please edit your question (don't comment) and clarify. – terdon Jun 26 '14 at 12:23

What hour is it? That is configured to run at 02:05 and 06:55 respectively. So the first thing to check would be that the date is right (even if it IS 2 AM, your system may think it's a different hour, or be running on a different timezone).

My first check would be to run date and verify that the time is right and it should have been run. Only then start checking things like "is cron running" (apparently it is), changing the hour to *and so on.

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