Re: updatedb+checksecurity are killing my battery
On Tue, 2001-12-18 at 04:26, Kin Chung wrote:
> >Laurent de Segur wrote:
> >I am trying to minimize the power consumption of my laptop...
> [on reducing hd usage]
> >The first one is updatedb which I moved from daily to weekly.
> If you rarely add packages to your machine, you might consider
> moving it from weekly to monthly or even take it off cron and
> do it manually at your convenience.
Or install anacron as well as the powerpc version of on_ac_power in
That should solve your problem with cron jobs going off while you're on