from src/etc/rc.d/ntpd: required_files="/etc/ntp.conf"
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Sun Sep 26 10:36:21 PDT 2004
At 10:52 AM +0900 2004-09-26, Rob quoted Scot Hetzel:
>> If you look at the man page for ntpd, the default configuration file
>> is /etc/ntpd.conf, so you shouldn't need to specify '-c <ntpd conf
>> file>' to the ntpd_flags variable. Also, you don't need the '-p <ntpd
>> pid file>' in the ntpd_flags as it is the default.
Are you sure it's /etc/ntpd.conf and not /etc/ntp.conf?
> On my 5.3-BETA5 system, I have an empty /etc/ntp/ directory.
> Where does that come from? Seems to be not used at all by
> any of the ntp(d) programs, or is it? Should it be removed?
Well, speaking for the version of ntpd from ntp.org, we don't
make use of any /etc/ntp directory. I'm not aware of what may have
been done with it for FreeBSD.
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