[ntp:questions] Re: ntpd, boot time, and hot plugging
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Fri Feb 4 08:52:09 UTC 2005
At 8:18 PM -0500 2005-02-03, Tom Smith wrote:
> I'd also say that should always be the startup mode, -g or no -g
> (or at least -g should be implied during that first phase, whether
> or not it's requested for the "permanent" phase).
No. The point of "-g" is that the admin has to explicitly
request that ntpd be allowed to make large-scale changes, and ntpd
should not assume that it can do that unless specifically requested.
No. Absolutely not.
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