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



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.

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