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Date:      Sat, 08 Nov 2014 16:02:38 -0800
From:      Darren Pilgrim <darren@bluerosetech.com>
To:        Michael Ross <gmx@ross.cx>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Cron executing jobs at innacurate times (observing "jitter" of up to 1 hour)
Message-ID:  <545EAF1E.6020404@bluerosetech.com>
In-Reply-To: <op.xo03a6svg7njmm@michael-think.fritz.box>
References:  <545E98B1.7080004@bluerosetech.com> <op.xo03a6svg7njmm@michael-think.fritz.box>

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On 11/8/2014 2:55 PM, Michael Ross wrote:
> On Sat, 08 Nov 2014 23:26:57 +0100, Darren Pilgrim
> <list_freebsd@bluerosetech.com> wrote:
>
>> I recently upgraded a pair of servers from 9.3 to 10.0 via
>> freebsd-update.  After the upgrade, I noticed my logs were not rotating
>> on the hour, but at some random time within the hour following the
>> scheduled time (the logs in question were set * for size and $D0 or @T00
>> for when in newsyslog.conf).
>>
>
> I remembered reading this bug, which is close to what you describe:
> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=194236
>
> In short: 10.0-RELEASE on i386 runs cron jobs at wrong time.
>
> Reported solved in 10.1, so maybe try this.

Yep, that was it.  Thanks!




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