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Re: NTP wont work as box is at 1980.



On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 11:28:12PM +0100, Ben Edwards wrote:
> > On my laptop, I've added the -g switch to ntpd's startup, so the first
> > time it syncs, it forcibly resets to the NTP time if that's out of
> > bounds.  Doing this involved editing /etc/init.d/ntp-simple and adding
> > '-- -g' to the end of the start-stop-daemon lines that start ntpd.
> 
> This is definitely the way to go but the script I am using is ntp.  Its
> using start-stop-daemon, I have tried various things to pass the -g flag
> across but with no avail.  I include the script below, any ideas?

Try making this line

> start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --exec '/usr/sbin/ntpd'

something like

> start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --exec /usr/sbin/ntpd -- -g

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