Markus Kolb ubuntu-ml at tower-net.de
Wed Oct 6 10:38:01 UTC 2004

On 06.10.2004 05:04, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 09:52:36PM +0200, Johan said
>>On boot up the system reaches a line ..
>>synchronizing clock to pool.ntp.org
>>This is probably fine if the gateway is on line.
>>But if off line this workstation gets stuck there for  <quite>  a while.
> When I boot offline, it fails very quickly; I think because I have no
> available DNS servers so it just quickly fails to resolve.  If you want
> to stop it from running at boot, run "rm /etc/rcS.d/S51ntpdate".

The correct way would be
$ sudo update-rc.d -f ntpdate remove


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