[ntp:questions] ntpd, boot time, and hot plugging

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Wed Feb 2 18:52:35 UTC 2005


At 11:53 AM -0600 2005-02-02, Kenneth Porter wrote:

>  Ideally things that need quality time *and* connectivity would wake up when
>  both conditions came true, and take some other action when connectivity was
>  removed. It would be desirable for applications to be able to register to
>  be notified of these events.

	Feel free to rewrite the entire OS and all the applications to 
work in this manner.

	In the meanwhile, the rest of us will try to find what solutions 
we can that will work with the existing OSes and applications we have 
available to us.

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