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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