State of the microserver HOWTO
bellyacres at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 22:35:13 UTC 2016
On 06/07/2016 04:47 PM, Gary E. Miller wrote:
> Yo Mike!
> On Tue, 7 Jun 2016 16:27:45 -0400
> Mike <bellyacres at gmail.com> 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:
I'm not seeing that once I set the ownership to nobody.
mike at 3142:/var/lib/ntp $ ls -al
drwxr-xr-x 2 nobody root 4096 Jun 7 18:13 .
drwxr-xr-x 31 root root 4096 Jun 4 22:51 ..
-rw------- 1 nobody nogroup 8 Jun 7 18:13 ntp.drift
mike at 3142:/var/lib/ntp $
mike at 3142:/var/lib/ntp $ ntpq --version
ntpd 0.9.4-44652aa Jun 5 2016 02:26:08
Ntpd writes the drift file and no errors are logged.
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