Re: updatedb+checksecurity are killing my battery
On Tue, 2001-12-18 at 16:12, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> 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
Great, this should go into pmud, like starting anacron on wakeup,
Colin's (no)atime remount, ... :)
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast