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Re: [SLE] RANT: Advantages of Dual Core -- anacron
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 16:53:18 +0200
  • Message-id: <200605271653.18312.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 27 May 2006 15:27, Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> Disable the "anacron" service.
> That's the service that runs missed "cron" jobs due to
> downtime/power-off.

No. The hourly/daily/weekly cron jobs will be run by cron itself, there is a
job running every 15 minutes, and this job will look to see if it's overdue
(by looking at the age of lock files) and if it is, it will run them

anacron, as far as I can see, isn't included in suse

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