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Re: [vox-tech] /var/log/messages Mystery



On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 09:21:08PM -0800, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
> 
> Because I don't have my computer on for 24 hours a day, I always
> modify /etc/crontab to fire at a time when I will likely be on my
> computer.  So in my Debian partition crontab fires during the 8:00 pm
> hour, and in my SuSE partition crontab fires during the 9:00 pm hour.

This is what anacron is for.  Is anacron running on your system?  This
may account for the /var/log/messages strangeness.

-David
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