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Re: Anacron vs cron

Quoting Mark Ferlatte <ferlatte@cryptio.net>:
> Jeffrey L. Taylor said on Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 04:13:01PM -0600:
> > Or not as the case may be.  On my laptop, it insists that that the
> > laptop is on battery power and won't run.  The laptop only runs on
> > AC since the battery won't hold a charge.
> on_ac_power is probably broken on your laptop.  You could either replace it
> with a script that always returns true, or you could just edit
> /etc/init.d/anacron and remove the power check line.

Thank you for the information.  On investigation, it appears my kernel
does not have support for APM.  It is time to grab another kernel
image or compile my own.  For the moment, I've hardcoded the return
value and anacron will start.  We will see if it actually does


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