On Thursday 09 March 2006 12:44 pm, Rony Bill wrote:
Dinesh Joshi wrote:
cant he jsut hack the init script to background
the process? It's
as simple as adding a & after the command.
The issue is about privacy. I don't want some third party server to
know everytime, that I have booted into linux.
You can of course set the time manually. Or install a pci card with a
high accuracy clock. But the rest of us security ignorant nitwits
simply use ntp servers. After all u would not want the guys in Nasik
to be out of sync with their office collegues in Cal.
Anything that goes out of my system should do so with
my consent. :)
I am quite happy with my local time. In windows I can control what
goes out due to the firewall but in linux thats not possible as
firewalls are for incoming protection only.
U need to read a lot about iptables. U can block/shape/drop/redirect
Never new that windoze had firewall infrastructure in the kernel. I
thought that it was an addon user space program.