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Re: How to disable anacron?



Tom Horsley wrote:
> Prior to fedora 11 anacron was a separate service. I could just
> disable it and get rid of its incredibly annoying "helpful"
> behavior which was never under any circumstances actually
> helpful.
> 
> In fedora 11, there doesn't appear to be an anacron service
> to disable, yet it is still every bit as annoying as always.
> 
> Is there a tutorial anywhere on just how the devil I can
> get rid of anacron and just have my cron jobs run when they
> are actually supposed to run or simply not run at all
> if the system is down?
> 
> Do I have to remove anacron then manually supply my own
> /etc/crontab and scripts to run the normal cron.daily,
> cron.weekly, etc. jobs?
> 
> Is there a /etc/sysconfig/anacron file I where can set
> ANACRON_DONT_HELP_ME="yes" to make anacron never try to
> do anything? If there isn't one, shouldn't there be?
> 
yum remove anacron

If you have your machine up 24/7, you do not need anacron. If you
have to power down, you can run the missed cron jobs manually. I
have not had anacron on my desktop for years.

Mikkel
-- 

  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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