new user - xntp

NoOp glgxg at
Wed Jun 9 15:31:24 UTC 2010

On 06/09/2010 03:58 AM, Tim Hanson wrote:
> On Tuesday, June 08, 2010 09:05:55 pm NoOp wrote:
>> Ubuntu info:
> Just out of curiosity, in the past with another distribution xntpd installed 
> into the boot process.  This was fine on a hard wired desktop computer, but 
> fell down on laptops that aren't connected to the internet on boot.  The 
> laptop would hang for eons waiting for the daemon to time out trying to 
> connect to a time server.  How is this handled in Ubuntu?  

Ubuntu had this issue with ntp several releases back, but I've not run
into this for quite some time. Can't recall the exact fix, but I suppose
it's somewhere in these:


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