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

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Aug 2 17:12:45 BST 2006


Thilo Six wrote:
> Joe(theWordy)Philbrook wrote the following on 02.08.2006 17:32:
>
> <snip>
>
> >> 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
>
Or, you could just edit the script and add "exit 0" at the top.

Tez






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