Re: updatedb runs automatically, why?
From: Michael Heiming (michael+USENET_at_www.heiming.de)
Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2004 13:09:47 -0000
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P.T. Breuer <email@example.com> wrote:
> Doru-Catalin Togea <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On my RH 9.0 updatedb is run in the background a short while after each
> > boot. I would like to know in which configuration file I can turn this
> > feature off.
> Then you really want to look up the man page for "grep" don't you? Why
> do you want to turn it OFF? Don't you mean "WHY is updatedb run in
> background after every boot"? The answer is, it probably isn't. It's
> probably run at 4am at night, and you probably turn off your machine at
> night, so it runs when you start up in the morning, if your cron is the
> one I think it is... so why don't you change the run time to some time
> that you prefer?
Yep, it's probably running from cron.daily, but then his box is
off during that time, thus anacron will run it on next reboot. So
he might like to try the man pages about cron/anacron.
Astonishing there's only a French man page for anacron on my RH
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