[CentOS] Anacron IS installed it is just that....

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 23:46:47 UTC 2008


On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 5:56 PM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
> You have to have a system running for more than 65 minutes for it to run
> the daily cron jobs.
>
> And if this is a test system that you keep rebooting.  Well.
>
> So if I want /var/log/rpmpkgs to get updated, I have to wait until the
> next day an keep the system up for a bit more than 65 minutes.  Actually
> a quite reasonable requirement.
>
> Add this to my 'book':  cron is your friend.  Anacron is a better friend
> on a desktop linux system.
>
> And I suspect that nightly suspends will NOT trigger anacron.  Though
> probably some time after coming out of suspension for that day anacron
> might run again.  I will have to check this out on Saturday night (I
> suspend this system every friday afternoon).

OK. There is more than one way to do things in Linux.  You will find a
way to get this to work.


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