[rescue] Linux wet paint, was Re: Spark10 CPU question (must fix - SPARC damnit :-) )

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Dec 22 23:33:14 CST 2016

On 12/22/2016 05:50 PM, Stefan Skoglund (lokal anvdndare) wrote:
> I personally dislikes Lennart Poetterings posture of network time
> synchronization. Systemd's NTP support is SNTP which is a fair simpler
> protocol/design.
> You need full NTP support if the machine is to sync many machines -
> timesyndc is one source only and it is also client only (and no hardware
> devices so no GPS clocks.)
> I think they should be a bit more honest about when SNTP and so systemd
> isn't good enough. NO, i wouldn't run SNTP on a server - that requires i
> think sync against multiple sources.

  Yes, and the whole point behind NTP is PEERING.  Bidirectional
information.  Peering for redundancy, and providing something back to
the network.  These kids with systemd are of the "what can I GET GET GET
from the Internet" mentality.

  I run ntpd on my Suns. (obOnTopic)


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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