How to implement ntp in an ltsp client

Asked by Ronald van Engelen

We would like our ltsp clients to powerdown at midnight (to save power, kill stale processess and ensure that client get a new chroot each morning).

We installed the (suggested) ntpdate package but this doesn't work. It's called from /etc/network/if-up.d/ntpdate but this script never seems to get fired.

We're reluctant to install ntp (daemon) in the client chroot because it's over 1MB.

Any pointers?


 We use hardy heron amd64 ltsp servers and hp t5735 thin clients

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said :

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Ronald van Engelen (ronalde) said :

I found the following community documentation which answers this question:


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Ronald van Engelen (ronalde) said :

This should be combined with setting the time on the thin clients: