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by cfreyberg
Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:21 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Gphoto2 Error (-60: 'Could not lock the device')-Canon700D
Replies: 8
Views: 14561

Re: Gphoto2 Error (-60: 'Could not lock the device')-Canon70

Post by DeeJay » Fri Feb 21, 2014 12:00 pm An update. Everything seems to work as expected using gphoto2 v2.5.3 built using libgphoto2 v2.5.3.1 How did you install v2.5.3, DeeJay? (apt-get upgrade returns v2.4.14 for me on Raspbian 3.10.25+ #622 PREEMPT Fri Jan 3 18:41:00 GMT 2014 armv6l) Thanks Ch...
by cfreyberg
Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:06 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: crontab does not work?
Replies: 26
Views: 28010

Re: crontab does not work?

@ jojopi
Thanks. Yes, that would have done nicely.

And, as a new unix/linux/raspbian user, I've learned an essential lesson about system documentation conventions.

Thanks once again to you both for your help.

Chris F
by cfreyberg
Sun Jun 16, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: crontab does not work?
Replies: 26
Views: 28010

Re: crontab does not work?

Thanks, rpdom. I've been digging around and this is what I've found. 1. According to the POSIX documentation, cron starts crontab tasks in an environment that uses/includes the default ('system') shell /bin/sh. But in raspbian (debian too?) /bin/sh just references /bin/dash - type man sh and you get...
by cfreyberg
Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:43 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: crontab does not work?
Replies: 26
Views: 28010

Re: crontab does not work?

Going back to the original question:- There seems to be a difference in the redirection capabilities of (raspian) cron and bash. For example, the (pi) crontab entry: */10 * * * * ls -l > ./Ten.log creates (and recreates every 10 minutes) the expected file Ten.log containing a listing of pi's home di...

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