[ntp:questions] Re: sntp hangs if network not available

Christopher Nelson cnelson at nycap.rr.com
Mon Dec 5 13:10:47 UTC 2005

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> How about you fire up sntp in the background then?  In that case you don't
> really care how long it takes to finish.

I've thought about that but if the NTP server _is_ available, I'd
really like the time set before I do anything else so file timestamps
are right, processes don't see a jump in the system time, etc.

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