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Re: [SLE] RANT: Advantages of Dual Core -- anacron
  • From: "Bryan J. Smith" <b.j.smith@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 09:27:57 -0400
  • Message-id: <1148736477.2766.9.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2006-05-27 at 08:28 +0200, Orn E. Hansen wrote:
> I've been a bit amazed over the years, of the intense "updates" that usually
> are run in the cron, during the night times. Several times, I've been
> playing games, or just browsing the net on my desktop, during early morning
> hours, when my computer has gone to sleep when running the cron update.
> Usually this is a period, of a whole hour, and sometimes more. I've often
> mentioned it, and despite that this function is reduntant function from the
> old batch time hours of Unix, nobody has bothered removing it from the
> desktop linux environment.

Disable the "anacron" service.
That's the service that runs missed "cron" jobs due to
downtime/power-off.


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