Switching to OpenNTPD

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Tue Nov 9 18:03:59 PST 2004

:> Once it's in the tree, does /etc/ntpd.conf exist with that content
:> automatically, or is that something a user has to set up?
:I can add that as default, haven't decided yet.

    It's probably fine as a default as long as ntpd itself is not turned on
    by default.  Sysops often run both ntpdate and ntpd, since ntpd won't
    sync the clock if it is too far off (well, the old one anyway).  If the
    new one has an initial-syncing option that would be a great default.

    What would really be nice would be to have a /etc/defaults/ntpd.conf
    and make ntpd use that if /etc/ntpd.conf does not exist.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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