The libevent issue (Was: Re: checking in)
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Thu Nov 26 03:34:47 UTC 2015
esr at thyrsus.com said:
>> ntpdig is the ntpdate replacement. It's often used as part of the
>> boot time startup tangle. CentOS 7 does that.
> Are you sure? I did a check on major distributions in the debate around
> dropping ntpdate. I'm pretty sure I checked Fedora and they were launching
> with ntpd -g like everybody else.
Anything ntp related on my systems has been hacked to run whatever I'm
testing and/or some of my systems have been upgraded from many releases ago
and who knows what got left behind. So I could easily be confused.
Did you check CentOS as compared to Fedora?
In any case, we need a how-to-start-ntpd document that covers all the issues.
The ones I know about are:
the initial time may be way off
wait until the time gets set
start up as fast as possible
data bases freak out if time goes backwards
These are my opinions. I hate spam.
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