ntpd w/ --enable-early-droproot

Achim Gratz Stromeko at nexgo.de
Sat Nov 26 21:33:38 UTC 2016

Eric S. Raymond writes:
> Achim Gratz <Stromeko at nexgo.de>:
>> Configuring ntpd to drop root early makes it fail to open the refclock
>> devices (which are owned by root).  I guess they should be readyble by
>> group ntp at least on Raspbian, which starts ntpd with that group?
> Yes, they should be.
> Our philosophy in situations like this is to go for the high-security option
> even if it needs a little more one-time setup, like a chmod or a udev rule.

I'll try that tomorrow as well.  I have these devices set up by udev
anyway, so I only need to figure out how to tell it to give them a
different group.

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