ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 19, Issue 34

Arjun Shankar arjunsha at gmail.com
Sun Mar 5 16:34:32 UTC 2006

> On Sat, 4 Mar 2006 22:13, felix wrote:
> > hi,how to stop synchronizing the clock from Internet at startup?
> > i use ubuntu 5.10.
> > thank you!
> sudo /usr/sbin/update-rc.d -f ntpdate remove
> ...if you have a working Internet connection at boot, AND you configured
> your timezone correctly - WHY would you want to disable this feature?
> <shrug> - you asked how to stop it, well now you know :)
> Cheers,
> James

I have a related problem. I access the internet through a squid proxy,
and have no nameserver available. The NTP sync fails each time. Also,
the only port that the proxy allows me to connect to is the known port
for http. Is there a way around this, or I should just disable the
sync on boot?

Arjun Shankar

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