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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

atd

Synopsis

                  atd 
                  options
               

System administration command. Normally started in a system startup file. Execute jobs queued by the at command.

Options

-b n

Wait at least n seconds after beginning one job before beginning the next job. Default is 60.

-d

Print error messages to standard error instead of using syslog.

-l average

When system load average is higher than average, wait to begin a new job. Default is 0.8.

-s

Process queue once, then exit.

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