ntpd startup too early + hangs

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Wed Feb 2 15:15:47 UTC 2005

--On Wednesday, February 02, 2005 10:05 PM +0800 Jeff Pitman 
<symbiont at berlios.de> wrote:

> It's actually ntpdate, executed by the startup script with a sampling of
> 8 packets (-p 8).  ntpdate is actually supposed to be a deprecated
> utility.  Remove /etc/ntp/step-servers to skip the ntpdate step, which
> will block the bootup process.  ntpd will then be executed with the -g
> parameter, which will perform ntpdate type functionality on a first
> synchronization with the time servers.  Subsequent syncs will use
> slew/step corrections instead.
> This *should* be bugzilla'd.


I don't see anything that matches. Is this still true in FC3? (I'm still 
using FC2.)

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