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



On 2004.03.03 09:18, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
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...
I know you recently moved from Davis to the east coast. Did you remember to change the timezone on the machine when you moved?

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