Email on reboot
a24061 at ducksburg.com
Tue Aug 14 20:41:27 UTC 2007
On 2007-08-14, Brian Fahrlander wrote:
> Adam Funk wrote:
>> Put a line like this in your crontab:
>> @reboot dmesg | mail -s 'Reboot!' bart at example.com
>> This takes advantage of the Debian extensions to the crontab format.
> Ooh...cool. Is this part of Upstart, of which I've heard a lot?
> I've been waiting to learn more about that; maybe now's a good time to
> search for it.
I assume it's built into the Debian cron package. I discovered it by
accident in the `man 5 crontab` page not long after I started using
Debian (2002, I think).
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