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Re: Starting service (particularly ntpd) in background

In article <20130525171450.GA7051%SDF.ORG@localhost>, Mayuresh  
<> wrote:
>I find ntpd to be time taking during the boot process. There will of
>course be some explanation of this. I can also possibly try using nearby
>servers/switches that support ntp to reduce the time.
>However ntpd is a service that I afford to start even after the boot. It
>does not need to delay my getting a login prompt.
>Is there any way to start a service in the background in NetBSD?
>Alternatively, is there any way to configure ntpd to start in background?

If it takes time, something is misconfigured. You really don't want to start
other things before the machine gets the right time.


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