[CentOS] Recommendation for a Linux alternative to Centos - ATH9K disaster

Fri Jan 28 15:40:53 UTC 2011
Todd Denniston <Todd.Denniston at tsb.cranrdte.navy.mil>

Always Learning wrote, On 01/28/2011 10:25 AM:
> On Fri, 2011-01-28 at 14:50 +0000, John Hodrien wrote:
>> All configurable via /etc/updatedb.conf if your local needs differ.
> How does one remove it ?
> 	yum erase updated ?
> It is not present in any CRON.

There is a new cron in town. :) It's name is anacron, and it runs beside|[in addition to] the old
cron but with different config files.  anacron has some neat features such as, if your box has been
of for several days, then ~1 hour after it powers up any missed jobs get ran.


ls /etc/cron.*

Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane)
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter