[ntp:questions] deprecated NTPDATE on client

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Thu Apr 5 01:39:53 UTC 2007


Ryan Malayter wrote:
> On Apr 2, 8:17 am, p... at computer.org (Per Jessen) wrote:
>> In my opinion, your elaborate scheme of running ntpdate here and there
>> is far more work and far more convoluted.
> 
> Would you recommend the same thing for a laptop, which periodically
> sleeps and is is periodically changing connections from wired to
> wireless to VPN and back again?
>

Yes, I do this all the time.

> Or is scheduling ntpdate with cron still the best option?

No, that's the worst option. ntpdate is deprecated and won't discipline
your clock.

Danny



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