On Tue, 21 Apr 2009 14:09:09 +0200 Mel Flynn <mel.flynn+fbsd.questi...@mailing.thruhere.net> wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 April 2009 11:39:32 Matthew Seaman wrote: > > * Don't run 'ntpd -g' as the documentation tells you is the > > modern and accepted method. Instead, run 'ntpdate' as a separate > > process and run 'ntpd' without the '-g' flag. > > Hmm, isc sure knows how to abstract something as simple as command > line options into several levels. From the source, -q activates > mode_ntpdate which is one path for time reset. Since not using that, > it's not that path. > > The other codepath, has 4 possibles, 2 of which relating to step-in > and step- out, which I could increase to values that are less likely > to cause a step. Would be worthwhile if there aren't 2 other > possibilities which most likely cause the "step back after reboot" > syndrome: The bottom line though, is that ntpdate_enable=yes solves the problem entirely, since the real problem is not the step, but the fact that it happens in the background, and after a delay. ntpdate may be deprecated, but it's been deprecated for years, and I doubt it will go away until ntpd fully replaces it's functionality. ntpd -gq can replace ntpdate in a crontab, but ntpd -gqn doesn't really replace ntpdate -b in the boot-sequence. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"