ntp init script
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 13:54:37 PDT 2010
Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> On 8/23/10 3:34 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> You are quoting out of context. The full startup is:
>> boot_mesg "Starting ntpd..."
>> ntpd -gqx
>> loadproc /usr/sbin/ntpd
> Ah, my mistake. I didn't actually see the loadproc line underneath. In
> theory, yes, ntpd -q should be run once first, to update the current
> time, but I don't think that should necessarily be done in the boot
> script. One manual initial run on install should suffice.
> If we do include an initial ntpd -q in the bootscript, we should at
> least check for connectivity to the time server first.
Since we use *pool.ntp.org, how would you propose doing that?
I agree that it would be nice, but I don't know how.
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