Patchwork [meta-networking] ntpd: update config file comments

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Submitter Joe MacDonald
Date Nov. 29, 2013, 4:02 p.m.
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Permalink /patch/62625/
State Accepted, archived
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Joe MacDonald - Nov. 29, 2013, 4:02 p.m.
The default ntp.conf file does the right thing but one of the comments is
a bit misleading based on the active parts of the file changing a few
times.  Update the comment to accurately describe what is happening in the
configuration file and what a user should do next.

Signed-off-by: Joe MacDonald <>
 meta-networking/recipes-support/ntp/files/ntp.conf |    7 ++++---
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)


diff --git a/meta-networking/recipes-support/ntp/files/ntp.conf b/meta-networking/recipes-support/ntp/files/ntp.conf
index e80b661..875b7eb 100644
--- a/meta-networking/recipes-support/ntp/files/ntp.conf
+++ b/meta-networking/recipes-support/ntp/files/ntp.conf
@@ -2,9 +2,10 @@ 
 # The driftfile must remain in a place specific to this
 # machine - it records the machine specific clock error
 driftfile /etc/ntp.drift
-# This obtains a random server which will be close
-# (in IP terms) to the machine.  Add other servers
-# as required, or change this.
+# This should be a server that is close (in IP terms)
+# to the machine.  Add other servers as required.
+# Unless you un-comment the line below ntpd will sync
+# only against the local system clock.
 # server