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Re: Housekeeping on a laptop

On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 07:31:29PM +0100, Ed Wandasiewicz wrote:
> I understand that /etc/daily, /etc/weekly and /etc/monthly are run at
> 1.30am, 3.30am and 5.30am.
> One suggestion is to run daily/weekly/monthly maintenace, apon bootup or
> login, and have a file recording the last run times of these scripts. If
> the present time relative to the last run time is greater than 1 day, 1
> week, 1 month, run the scripts.
> Is there a better solution?

Just one suggestion: check output of apm(8) before running (possibly)
power-consumpting processes.


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