[ntp:questions] Why does ntp keep changing my conf file?

Rob nomail at example.com
Thu Sep 16 16:24:15 UTC 2010

Daniel Havey <dhavey at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hehe ;^)
> This thing is nuts man ;^)  Why does it allow my conf file to get rewritten?
> When I run sudo /etc/init.d/ntpd restart
> It wipes out my server lines and puts in one of it's own ;^)

It is not ntp that is doing this.  it is your /etc/init.d/ntpd script
which was made by the distributor of your Linux system.

Look in this script what is happening.  There is probably some setting
that you can do somewhere that tells the script to leave the conf file

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