State of the microserver HOWTO

Gary E. Miller gem at
Tue Jun 7 20:47:32 UTC 2016

Yo Mike!

On Tue, 7 Jun 2016 16:27:45 -0400
Mike <bellyacres at> wrote:

> If you do ship the one supplied now I just found one thing that will 
> need a fix.
> # Drift file etc.
> driftfile /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift
> Ntpd is running as user nobody, whom can't write to that directory.

Gack, confirmed.  And it is worse.  I made that directory owned
by nobody, mode 755.  Same problem.  Then I tried mode 777, same

There was an error in the logs from when the directory did not exist.

That would explain some of my startup glitching.

I opened a bug:

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
	gem at  Tel:+1 541 382 8588
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