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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


/Bastien Nocera

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