Bug 129566 - firstboot should select an NTP server by default
Summary: firstboot should select an NTP server by default
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-date
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nils Philippsen
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Reported: 2004-08-10 13:58 UTC by Stewart Smith
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-08 14:05:34 UTC


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Description Stewart Smith 2004-08-10 13:58:46 UTC
By default, when you select "use network time protocol" (or whatever
it's called), it does not automatically select a time server for you.

It should, even if it's one randomly from the list.

Comment 1 Nils Philippsen 2004-09-14 12:40:58 UTC
I don't think this can be done bullet-proof, i.e. a random NTP server
might not be accessible from the network the machine lives in,
resulting in timeouts while booting, error messages plenty and other
such fun.

Comment 2 Nils Philippsen 2004-10-08 14:05:34 UTC
Unless you can give me a bullet-proof method how this can be achieved,
I won't do this due to the reasons in comment #1. Closing as NOTABUG.


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