anacron broken after upgrade from 13 to 14

Alan J. Gagne alanjgagne at
Sun Nov 14 15:12:09 UTC 2010

> >/  None of the daily or weekly jobs have run since upgrading to fedora 14.
> />/  Jobs in /etc/cron.d are working (denyhosts,sa-update,lmsensor_charts).
> /
> I go to a lot of trouble to disable anacron, so I've had to discover
> how it is enabled in order to disable it. It starts with /etc/cron.d/0hourly
> which has the line that runs the anacron stuff via cron every hour.
> This is installed by package "cronie". That is what makes the
> /etc/cron.hourly/0anacron script run, and that, in turn, examines
> the /etc/anacrontab file. (At least the last time I figured it
> out, that was the way it worked - it keeps changing :-).


     All the bits seem to be in place as you describe so it
should be working. I downgraded crontabs back to crontabs.noarch 
on one of the two machines. I am in the process of run diffs on the 
files to see what changed.

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