* Synchronizing clock to ntp.ubuntulinux.org... ??? [on breezy startup]

Thilo Six T.Six at gmx.de
Wed Aug 2 17:03:54 BST 2006


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Joe(theWordy)Philbrook wrote the following on 02.08.2006 17:32:

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> Hmmnn does the existence of /etc/network/if-up.d/ntpdate on my dapper
> machine mean that whenever the internet connection via eth0 is
> brought up, my system clock is being "corrected" to match the time on
> some server??? 

Yes.

> So that when I cleanly shutdown my box, the hardware
> clock's locally/manually adjusted time is being overwritten with the
> "corrected" time now held in the systems clock?
> 
> If so what do I break if I do an
> 
> su -c "rm /etc/network/if-up.d/ntpdate" 

nothing else than the above.
But just to be sure a :
su -c "mv /etc/network/if-up.d/ntpdate /root/"

Would be more save. Maybe you will need this script somewhere in future
again.

bye Thilo
- --
i am on Ubuntu 2.6 KDE
- - some friend of mine

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