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NetworkManager, DHCP, and NTP

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Also known as "a combination that doesn't work". To be more precise, in my home network I have a gateway PC that's always up (running Slackware 14.1, of course) that serves as a firewall, print server, DNS server, DHCP server, and NTP server for the home network. As part of my DHCP configuration, I tell my clients to use the gateway box as their NTP server; that way, I have only one computer in the network that is talking to the public NTP servers. Part of the issue is that the NetworkManager developers decided to override standard dhcpcd behavior by not using /lib/dhcpcd/dhcpcd-r (HowTos)