'updatedb' : is it really mandatory, can I switch it off and how ?!
lamsokvr at xprt.net
Sun Nov 28 07:25:48 UTC 2004
On Sun, 2004-11-28 at 04:27 +0100, Trouilliez Vincent wrote:
> So I think once I have made my PC silent (laptop drive + silent power
> supply), I will be able to let it run 24 hours a day (currently the
> noise keeps me from sleeping so must switch it off !), and simply tell
> cron to run updatedb at night, when I am not using it.
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