[clug] forcing ntpdate timeout with no network

Alex Satrapa alexsatrapa at mac.com
Sun Nov 1 21:53:57 MST 2009

On 02/11/2009, at 15:35 , Ben Nizette wrote:

> Not a bad plan, but it appears the "up" scripts get called when ifup  
> is
> called, whether or not I've got a cable plugged in :-(

Are you getting an IP address using DHCP? If so, there may be a script  
that the DHCP client invokes that you can hijack to spawn a thread  
which runs ntpdate and then quietly dies?


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