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Bug 187413 - systems boots slowly because of ntpd
systems boots slowly because of ntpd
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ntp (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Miroslav Lichvar
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-03-30 14:38 EST by Vladimir Kotal
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-04-04 02:54:49 EDT
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Description Vladimir Kotal 2006-03-30 14:38:07 EST
Description of problem:

boot of FC5 is slow because of ntpd - it waits for the time synchronization to complete

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How reproducible:

enable use of ntpd for time synchronization

Steps to Reproduce:
1. reboot
2. notice slow boot time because of ntpd
Actual results:

boot process waits for ntpd to finish

Expected results:

boot process should exec ntpd in background and not to wait for it to complete

Additional info:
Comment 1 Miroslav Lichvar 2006-04-04 02:54:49 EDT
Just remove /etc/ntp/step-tickers file and ntpd will be started directly. There
is also a switch in system-config-date utility for that.

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