[ntp:questions] Re: Deprecating ntpdate for Red Hat

Paul Croome Paul.Croome at softwareag.com
Wed Feb 9 09:15:40 UTC 2005

Kenneth Porter <shiva.blacklist at sewingwitch.com> wrote in message news:<Xns95F762134A843shivawellcom at>...
> I don't see any bugzilla's filed to deprecate ntpdate:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?component=ntp
> Anyone care to word one?
> Currently the Red Hat initscript /etc/rc.d/init.d/ntpd will use ntpdate to 
> set the initial time if the file /etc/ntp/step-tickers (a list of servers 
> to initially query) is present.

Ditto for Solaris 9: see /etc/rc2.d/S74xntpd or /etc/init.d/xntpd


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