Crontab and adjkerntz.

Andrew D andrewd at
Tue Aug 26 14:39:40 UTC 2008

Leslie Jensen wrote:
> I have a machine that only runs during office hours. I've rescheduled 
> the periodic jobs in crontab so that they run when the machine is on.
> My question is can I reschedule the  adjkerntz job as well, without 
> causing any problems? I'm concerned because the job is set to run 12 
> times during night time, and I'm thinking that maybe it's a resource hog 
> and therefore it's not advisible to run it when one uses the machine?

adjkerntz is used for adjusting the time when daylight savings starts 
and finishes.  I wouldn't worry about it as the system runs it on boot up.

> # Adjust the time zone if the CMOS clock keeps local time, as opposed to
> # UTC time.  See adjkerntz(8) for details.
> 1,31    0-5     *       *       *       root    adjkerntz -a
> Thanks
> /Leslie
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