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I have a problem, according to my lazy ass administrator, it keeps snagging up causing lag. so instead of fixing the problem he instructed me to enter root and run ...
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    laggy snaggy problem


    I have a problem, according to my lazy ass administrator, it keeps snagging up causing lag. so instead of fixing the problem he instructed me to enter root and run service httpd restart every 30 minutes. I was wondering if there is any way to have it automatically run every 30 minutes so i dont have to leave the remote terminal open with root logged in.
    service httpd restart - thats the command

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    Wow! There is a problem here begging for a better solution.

    But you can do what you are asking for with a cron job, which I would implement this way. Create a text file, cron.txt, like this:
    Code:
    # Time fields: minute, hour, day, month, day-of-week (0 or 7 is Sun)
    3,33   *   *   *   *   /sbin/service httpd restart
    Note that the PATH variable may not be set, so specify it.
    Then as root enter the command
    Code:
    # crontab cron.txt
    That's it.
    You can use "crontab -l" to see what cronjobs are scheduled and "crontab -r" to unschedule all jobs.

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