[arch-general] Leap seconds ntp and chrony?

P .NIKOLIC p.nikolic1 at btinternet.com
Tue Jul 3 03:40:42 EDT 2012

On Mon, 2 Jul 2012 23:58:24 +0100
Kevin Chadwick <ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> > > My setup was with dcron and ntp.
> > 
> > Considering servers don't get chance to run the RTC battery down.
> > I've never understood why everyone uses NTP which is an unneeded
> > security risk anyway (OpenBSDs ain't bad). Do we think, in
> > 1938-1945 men couldn't synchronise watches without NTP? Saves
> > checking I suppose but that's it or does it?
> > 
> I accept there are some dodgy RTCs or perhaps old unreliable ones but
> do you run NTP or replace the server?

It's very simple   Run NTP  .

Is your system of national importance NO do you have top secret
millitary info on your system  NO , So what is with this continual
whimpering about security risks that are almost non existant

Pete .

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