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

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Dec 9 00:31:44 UTC 2008


Lanny Marcus wrote:
> 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.
>   

Bulldog is my middle name.

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