New ntp install from tarball

Gene Heskett gheskett at
Sun Dec 21 19:42:42 UTC 2014

On Sunday 21 December 2014 11:58:17 Tom H did opine
And Gene did reply:
> 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".

Nothing ntp related there Tom.


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