[ntp:questions] Apple Mac mini instabiliy

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.isc.org
Thu Feb 1 12:59:12 UTC 2007

On 2007-02-01, Dmitry Ivanov <dimss at telecentrs.lv> wrote:

> BTW Apple uses /var/run/ntp.drift file to store drift value. This is  
> stupid because contents of /var/run is lost after reboot. I've  
> changed this to /etc/ntp.drift.

/etc/ is for configuration information; daemons should not be writing
there. /var/lib/ntp/ntp.drift would be a better place for the drift.file

> Thank you for this advice! Looks like this is the best possible way.
> Could all this information be added to FAQ?..

You can easily add this information to the Community Supported
Documentation at http://ntp.isc.org/support

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.isc.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://ntp.isc.org/

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