Time Problem in 5.0

Lord Sith lordsith49 at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 25 13:49:28 PDT 2003

ntpd only claims to mimic ntpdate in functionality.

I'm not excited about the prospect of having another daemon running with 
root priveldges on a known port for something that only needs to be run 
maybe two or three times a day.

>From: Bill Moran <wmoran at potentialtech.com>
>To: Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.no-ip.com>
>CC: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>Subject: Re: Time Problem in 5.0
>Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2003 15:54:06 -0400
>Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>>Shantanu Mahajan <shantanoo at ieee.org> writes:
>>>| Also, ntpdate is depreciated.  You should be using ntpd with the
>>>| proper switches/configuration.
>>>	ntpdate was working *perfectly* with
>>>	4.7R,4.8-Stable.
>>So?  That's a significantly different version.
>>Are you *sure* you want to be running 5.0?  It doesn't sound like you're 
>>much of a debugger yourself, and it's not
>>as though 5.x is recommended for anybody else yet...
>I'm going to repeat myself here:
>ntpdate is depreciated.  The functionality in it is duplicated by ntpd.
>It shouldn't even be in the 5.0 tree.  I'm considering filing a pr to
>request that it be removed.  Opinions?
>Bill Moran
>Potential Technologies
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