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Re: [SLE] 9.3 cron.daily run time
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 7 May 2005 13:01:12 -0700
  • Message-id: <200505071301.12667.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
Anders,

On Saturday 07 May 2005 12:45, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Saturday 07 May 2005 21:40, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > The point was not to give offense, but clearly the fixed-scheduling
> > scheme _is_ broken and _does not_ work well for any installation
> > that's not running on a continuous basis, and that's a lot of
> > systems.
>
> But the system was never completely fixed time. It was always set up
> to run on the first opportunity after a reboot if the system wasn't
> up in the middle of the night.
>
> The present system is broken though, since if the scripts are run at
> noon they will continue to get run at noon. This is not a good idea.

I'll agree with that. I believe mine reset to around four PM at the time
I first booted my new 9.3 install. Assuming I've sorted out the mess I
made earlier, I'll be back on the 4:00 AM schedule starting tomorrow.

Randall Schulz

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