Time sync during bootup - how to disable it
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Sat Nov 6 21:29:13 UTC 2004
>> But my country entered in Day-Light-Saving a month ago. The Public NTP
>> Servers don't know anything about this local political matter, but mu
>> Ubuntu system when booting syncs with ntp.ubuntu.org or something like
>> Well, I don't want it to happen anymore, I just want Ubuntu to take
>> Hardware Time and set System Time to HW Time.
>> How can I disable it?
on 31.10.2004 plasmo / triad wrote:
> Use the command : update-rc.d
> To install and remove System-V style init script links.
> So to remove the NTP server just do this in a terminal:
> sudo update-rc.d -f ntpdate remove
> this will remove ntpdate from the rcS directory
> and thus remove from startup.
> To add back later just do:
> sudo update-rc.d ntpdate start 51 S .
> This will put back a sym link.
> For more info on usage of update-rc.d read
> man update-rc.d
in my opinion this automatic update by ubuntu
is an intrusion into our privacy
and should be disabled by default.
kind regards philippe
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