mdz at ubuntu.com
Sun Nov 20 21:33:13 CST 2005
On Mon, Nov 14, 2005 at 02:05:43PM +0200, Andy Rabagliati wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Nov 2005, Jeremie Corbier wrote:
> > Matthew East a écrit :
> > >
> > > This to me would make more sense than running it at boot when loads of
> > > people don't have the internet up. In many cases, the ntpdate services
> > > doesn't fail quickly: it can keep searching for ages!
> > >
> > > Probably this idea has occurred to you guys before and you've rejected
> > > it for some reason, if so, please ignore me. But I think on the face of
> > > things it would be a sensible solution.
> > It would be possible to use ntpd too. Think about guys who don't
> > shutdown their computers for months :)
> ntpdate running at boot is better (for me) than yet-another-daemon
> running on my box all the time.
ntpd also listens on a network port by default, a situation which we
actively avoid in the default install.
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