microserver HOWTO timeservice patch

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Tue Jun 7 23:29:39 UTC 2016

Yo Eric!

On Tue, 7 Jun 2016 19:26:22 -0400
"Eric S. Raymond" <esr at thyrsus.com> wrote:

> Mike <bellyacres at gmail.com>:
> > Looking at the timeservice init script after seeing that ntpd has a
> > PID value lower than gpsd it looks like their startup order is
> > reversed.
> > 
> > Patch attached...  
> I'm not objecting to the patch per se, but what makes the order
> reversed? It doesn't seem like either daemon ought to care much.

I like to have gpsd start first.  That way when ntpd restarts it has
a good local time handy.  If ntpd starts first, it will set the local
clock using a remote, probably pool, server.  Then cntpd has to spend a
whole day undoing the damage done to the PLL.

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