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Re: [vox-tech] cron - not at a different time



On Wed 03 Mar 04,  9:00 AM, Ken Bloom <kabloom@ucdavis.edu> said:
> 
> On 2004.03.03 04:38, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> >cron is running sometime around 7:30am:
> >
> > 8646 ?        SN     0:00 run-parts --report /etc/cron.daily
> > 8651 ?        SN     0:00 /bin/sh /etc/cron.daily/checksecurity
> > 8678 ?        SN     0:00 /usr/bin/perl /usr/sbin/checksecurity
> > 8714 ?        SN     0:00 /bin/sh /usr/share/checksecurity/check-setuid
> > 8724 ?        RN     0:06 find / /boot /var /usr/local /home /data -xdev
> >( -fal
> > 8725 ?        SN     0:00 sort
> > 8733 ?        R      0:00 xterm -class UXTerm -title uxterm -u8
> >p@satan$ date
> >Wed Mar 03  7:37 AM
> >
> >
> >yet, i think it should at 4:25am if i have my fields correct:
> >
> >
> >SHELL=/bin/sh
> >PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin
> >
> >17 * * * * root  run-parts --report /etc/cron.hourly
> >25 4 * * * root test -e /usr/sbin/anacron || run-parts --report
> >/etc/cron.daily
> >47 6 * * 7 root test -e /usr/sbin/anacron || run-parts --report
> >/etc/cron.weekly
> >52 6 1 * * root test -e /usr/sbin/anacron || run-parts --report
> >/etc/cron.monthly
> >
> >
> >why is the daily cron running at 7:30am?
> 
> What time did you start up the machine? The cron jobs will run through  
> anacron shortly after startup if they haven't been run in a certain time  
> period. Seeing as how my computer is always shutdown at 4:25am, my daily  
> cronjobs always run shortly after I start up. If I started up the machine  
> at 7:25, they'd run at about 7:30.

ken, that's a good guess.  unfortunately, this machine has been up ever
since i replaced the CPU fans (one of which died, and the other one
sounded like a wailing ghost).  that was about 12 days ago...

wierd!

pete

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