How can i disable logging for specified item/line in crontab? (i´m on debian/raspbian)

I have a script that checks if wlan0 is up every minute, but i don't like that cron logs every minute on syslog :/

This is my crontab item:

* *     * * *   root    /home/scripts/chkwlan0    

Please, if anyone can help, i'll appreciate it.

Thanks in advance.

Gtz, Sergio.

  • what log lines do you object to? – Jasen Jan 2 '15 at 0:31
  • i have this line in syslog: Jan 1 21:13:01 hostname /USR/SBIN/CRON[16152]: (root) CMD ( /home/scripts/chkwlan0) – sergius Jan 2 '15 at 0:40

Ok the easieet way to blobk that log line is to not use cron to launch your script.

Have your script re-run itself every 60 seconds instead. then it need only be launched once, eg by /etc/inittab.

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  • u r rite, maybe your way is better. thanks. – sergius Jan 2 '15 at 1:59

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