Chris Rouch wrote: > > I think removing "/etc/cron.d/0hourly" should have the same effect as > disabling the service used to. Of course then none of your jobs in > cron.daily or cron.weekly will ever be run. A less drastic approach > would be to remove the jobs in cron.daily and cron.weekly that are > causing problems (presumably prelink or mlocate?) > Removing the /etc/cron.d/0hourly symlink will have no affect on any other jobs - it will just stop anacron's hourly check for missed jobs. You can completely remove anacron, and all the rest of the cron jobs will still run fine on a machine that runs 24/7. All anacron does is run missed cron jobs - such as jobs scheduled to run when the machine was powered off. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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