Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Why does fedora 4 shutdown at 4:00 am every night?
>>Now this brings up an interesting question: if cron is set to run at 4 AMCron schedules things according to the local time zone. Time is tracked
>>(is that local or GMT?), just how many people have ever run it at all?
>>I know my machines are on at that hour only rarely, thanks to insommnia
>>or jet lag.
> Consider installing anacron.
in the HW clock as GMT usually, but as a user, you don't see that.
The daemon anacron will schedule tasks that were missed by cron due to
the system being powered down.