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[vox-tech] Problem running cronjob



Hi Everybody,

I want to set some task on the cronjob. As such I
edited the crontab file as bellow:
*/1 * * * * echo "Hello"
*/1 * * * * /home/soumya/test.sh                      
                                                      
                                               

Here I want to print Hello in every minute and my test
shell script should execute every minute.
But it is not executing neither the Hello nor the
shell script. 

If I run the crontab -l command I can see the commands
are there in the cronjob as bellow:
# DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE - edit the master and
reinstall.
# (/tmp/crontab.16950 installed on Sat Apr 10 22:34:22
2004)
# (Cron version -- $Id: crontab.c,v 2.13 1994/01/17
03:20:37 vixie Exp $)
*/1 * * * * echo "Hello"
*/1 * * * * /home/soumya/test.sh
                                                      
                                                      
               
My cron file in /var/log/ has these updates:
Apr 10 22:34:13 bic_server2 crontab[16950]: (soumya)
BEGIN EDIT (soumya)
Apr 10 22:34:22 bic_server2 crontab[16950]: (soumya)
REPLACE (soumya)
Apr 10 22:34:22 bic_server2 crontab[16950]: (soumya)
END EDIT (soumya)
Apr 10 22:34:56 bic_server2 crontab[16952]: (soumya)
LIST (soumya)
Apr 10 22:35:00 bic_server2 crond[794]: (soumya)
RELOAD (cron/soumya)
Apr 10 22:35:00 bic_server2 CROND[16954]: (root) CMD
(/usr/bin/mrtg /etc/mrtg/mrtg.cfg)
Apr 10 22:35:00 bic_server2 CROND[16956]: (mailman)
CMD (/usr/bin/python -S /var/mailman/cron/gate_news)
Apr 10 22:35:00 bic_server2 CROND[16958]: (soumya) CMD
(/home/soumya/test.sh)
Apr 10 22:35:00 bic_server2 CROND[16962]: (soumya) CMD
(echo "Hello")
Apr 10 22:36:00 bic_server2 CROND[16969]: (soumya) CMD
(/home/soumya/test.sh)
Apr 10 22:36:00 bic_server2 CROND[16971]: (soumya) CMD
(echo "Hello")

I have bash shell set in my environment.
I have tried changing the shell to sh, but still no
success.
I am using redhat 9.
I have changed the mode of the file to
755(-rwxr-xr-x).
I can run test.sh file as ./test.sh.

 Could you please tell me where I am doing the
mistake, and why it is not executing the commands.

Regards 
Soumyadeep

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