ntpd w/ --enable-early-droproot

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Sun Nov 27 01:00:51 UTC 2016

Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> Stromeko at nexgo.de said:
> > 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.
> We should probably add a note to the documentation to mention that case.

Wherever you documented --early-droproot, I suppose. I don't know where
that is.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

More information about the devel mailing list