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Re: [SLE] 9.3 cron.daily run time
  • From: Richard Bos <radoeka@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 8 May 2005 00:16:02 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505080016.02214.radoeka@xxxxxxxxx>
Op zaterdag 7 mei 2005 21:53, schreef Ken Schneider:
> Precisely my point, there has to be some sort of check against the
> system clock whether it is set correctly or not. If a job is meant to be
> run normally at 0000 and runs at 0800 when the system is booted it will
> always run at 0800, even on a system that crashed at 2340 and was booted
> at 0800 even though it normally runs 24/7. Not good for backups meant to
> run during the night.

cron.daily only takes care that jobs/scripts are run once every day. If you
need more accurate timing, like e.g. your backup scripts you should use cron.

Richard Bos
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