5.3-Beta7 / router & ntpdate: bug in bootup script or sequence?

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Wed Oct 13 05:46:45 PDT 2004

--- Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:

> an ntpd config hint
> 2004.05.20
> executive summary
>   o if you have a recent ntpd, use `ntpd -g`,
>     and be sure to start it before you go
>     multiuser if you have clock
>     lock security in multiuser


Yes, apparently ntpd on 5.X is recent enough.

Would it then make more sense to add "-g" to the
default ntpd_flags in /etc/default/rc.conf ?

And at the same time discourage the use of ntpdate
in /etc/rc.conf, since that seems to be in
conflict with other services starting up at boot?


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