[arch-general] Many timers now running at boot. How to make them run later?
Maarten de Vries
maarten at de-vri.es
Thu Nov 21 20:36:36 UTC 2019
On Thu, 21 Nov 2019 at 21:02, NTS <nts at gyatso.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Nov 2019 at 18:13, David C. Rankin
> <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> > On 11/21/2019 05:53 AM, Christian Hesse wrote:
> > > I've created systemd configuration overlay snippets for this, for
> > > /etc/systemd/system/man-db.timer.d/RandomizedDelaySec.conf:
> > >
> > > [Timer]
> > > RandomizedDelaySec=30min
> > >
> > > Create a file for every timer you want to delay.
> > Thank you Ralph & Christian,
> > I'll do that. Something to just keep them all from firing when I boot
> > be nice.
> Can't you make these services depend on another one which you write to
> start a certain number of minutes after boot?
You could, but if you're going to modify the services anyway, then a
randomized delay seems betters. That way, they are not only delayed, they
are also spread out.
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