[arch-general] Many timers now running at boot. How to make them run later?

Ralph Corderoy ralph at inputplus.co.uk
Thu Nov 21 11:07:49 UTC 2019

Hi David,

>   What is the best way to modify this scheme to prevent, e.g.
> logrotate.time, man-db.timer and shadow.timer all trying to run on
> boot? I'd rather set them up to run a 5:00 localtime as I would with
> cronnie. But I do want to use the systemd timer, so what is the best
> way to configure the systemd timer to schedule these things to run at
> a convenient time instead of all firing on boot?

Whilst you await a better answer, ‘RandomizedDelaySec=’ in
systemd.timer(5) may be of interest.

Cheers, Ralph.

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