New ntp install from tarball

Tom H tomh0665 at
Sun Dec 21 16:58:17 UTC 2014

On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 8:26 AM, Gene Heskett <gheskett at> wrote:
> I just installed ntp-4.2.8 in the default /usr/local prefix, and adjusted
> the stuff in /etc/init.d/ntp, and in /etc/defaults/ntp, and its working,
> but neither I nor my watch script seem to be able to locate a "drift" or
> "ntp.drift" file that the default 10.04.4 LTS version kept in the
> /var/lib/ntp subdir.

Check "{,/usr/local}/etc/ntp.drift".

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