ntpd with flags in rc.conf

Duane Hill d.hill at yournetplus.com
Wed Oct 11 10:49:47 PDT 2006

Hello Zbigniew,

Wednesday, October 11, 2006, 5:28:15 PM, you wrote:

> Hello,

> I read this in the handbook:

> To ensure the NTP server is started at boot time, add the line 
> ntpd_enable="YES" to /etc/rc.conf. If you wish to pass additional flags to
> ntpd(8), edit the ntpd_flags parameter in /etc/rc.conf.

> Now, I understand that the additional flag may be for example pid 
> (-p /var/run/ntpd.pid).

> So how do I put that flag in /etc/rc.conf where I have ntpd_enable="Yes"?

ntpd_flags="-p /var/run/ntpd.pid"

> Many thanks for your advice!

> --
> Zbigniew Szalbot
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Best regards,
 Duane                            mailto:d.hill at yournetplus.com

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