anacron and cron and laptop usage

ben darby ben at
Thu Jan 18 09:17:15 UTC 2007

* Bill Marcum wrote:
> Look at /etc/cron.d/anacron.  That is supposed to ensure that anacron 
> runs even if the computer is not booted once a day.  The problem is that 
> anacron might not run if the machine is suspended.  The OP might 
> consider replacing anacron with fcron.

that problem was fixed with the introduction of the
/etc/acpi/resume.d/ script

ben darby
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