akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Tue Dec 25 14:37:18 UTC 2007
On Mon, 2007-12-24 at 18:59 -0800, John Poelstra wrote:
> Bob Goodwin said the following on 12/24/2007 08:34 AM Pacific Time:
> > How can I stop anacron from running if cron has already run just before?
> > Or if they would each save to different log files I guess that would
> > work too.
> > As it is if the computer is running at four in the morning both are
> > saved to a file that is sent to me and I wind up reading through
> > essentially the same set of data twice. A minor thing I suppose but I
> > would prefer getting it only once.
> > Bob Goodwin
> Some people (like me) simply disable anacron for this reason on all of
> my boxes. None of my cron jobs are so important that they need to be
> run if they missed their originally scheduled time--particularly on laptops.
> chkconfig --del anacron
I think : chkconfig anacron off
would be the less traumatic thing to do.
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