FS#38283 - [archiso] Set correct system time with ntp

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Lukas B (teateawhy) - Thursday, 26 December 2013, 12:38 GMT
Last edited by Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi (djgera) - Thursday, 26 December 2013, 13:56 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Arch Projects
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


The system time should be corrected by archiso on boot, to avoid the following problem:
(citing from wiki.archlinux.org)
If the system date is invalid (e.g. it shows the year 2010), signing keys will be considered expired (or invalid), signature checks on packages will fail and installation will be interrupted.

This can be done by a systemd unit with type oneshot, that executes ntpd -qg after the network has been set up. The ntp package is already included on archiso.
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Closed by  Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi (djgera)
Thursday, 26 December 2013, 13:56 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Additional comments about closing:  https://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/ arch-releng/2012-October/002893.html