jc at lht.com
Wed Dec 26 15:38:39 UTC 2007
Bob Goodwin wrote:
> inode0 wrote:
>> On Dec 25, 2007 8:46 AM, Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin at wildblue.net> wrote:
>>> The obvious choice to me would be to turn off cron and let anacron run
>>> since I believe it comes on sometime [programmable] after boot. My
>>> problem being that I normally shut the computer down at night and get
>>> up early on the morning sometimes before and sometimes after cron
>>> However I believe cron must be left on or anacron won't run?
>> You could always just change the time cron trips its routine
>> processing by changing /etc/crontab to a time more suitable for your
>> needs too.
> Yes, I have been considering doing that too. If I set cron to run
> at 07:00 I could stop anacron and would probably have a log entry
> most every day.
> I just thought I might be missing something that everyone else knew
> about ...
> Bob Goodwin.
Anacron is only supposed to run jobs that were supposed to be run by
cron but were not for some reason. There may be a configuration error in
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