Yum update Service help

Colin J Thomson colin at g6avk.demon.co.uk
Wed Jun 23 17:18:03 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 23 Jun 2004 17:40, James Kosin wrote:
> James Kosin wrote:
> <<-- snip -->>
> | Ooops,
> | ~  William was correct, I just checked it out.  It was an assumption on
> | my part.
> | ~  The problem is everything in cron.daily gets run at 4:00am always. 
> | To get it to run at a different time, you need to use the Task
> | Scheduler to add an entry for root to run '/etc/cron.daily/yum.cron' at
> | the appropriate time(s) you want.  Or you can use 'crontab -u root' to
> | edit by hand and add an entry.  I prefer the Task Scheduler approach.
> More information just in:
> ~  You can also edit /etc/crontab and change the 4 to something more
> useful to you.

Ok, thanks but I have done most of this already, all my cron jobs run around 
19.00, still it was worth a shot trying to get another "toy" to work.. 

> ~  Also, lookup more information about editing the file using 'man 5
> crontab'...

Thanks that is very handy to know about "man 5" etc, still lots to learn :)

Cheers and thanks all who replied,

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