Re: anacron does not run cron.daily reliably
On Friday 05 December 2014 23:44:27 Sven Joachim wrote:
> On 2014-12-05 23:24 +0100, Rainer Dorsch wrote:
> > I have one machine here on which cron.daily is not run reliably with
> > anacron.
> > I see in
> > rd@blackbox:~/Managed/LinuxInst$ grep cron.daily /var/log/syslog
> > Dec 1 22:55:11 blackbox anacron: Job `cron.daily' terminated
> > (mailing output)
> > rd@blackbox:~/Managed/LinuxInst$
> > i.e. it run last time 4 days ago.
> > I got
> > blackbox:~# systemctl status anacron.service
> > ● anacron.service - Run anacron jobs
> > Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/anacron.service; enabled)
> > Active: inactive (dead) since Mo 2014-12-01 22:55:22 CET; 4 days ago
> > Main PID: 14161 (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
> > blackbox:~#
> > I have systems on which this setup seems to work nicely. Although the
> > system runs Debian for a long time and has seen a few Debian upgrades, I
> > am not aware that I did anacron related changes on this system.
> For anacron to be restarted on a daily basis you need to have cron
> installed, but even this might not be sufficient if your system is in
> suspended state at 7:30 AM. See https://bugs.debian.org/744753.
Thanks Sven, for pointing to that bug report. That indeed is what I hit