[ntp:questions] ntpdate.c unsafe buffer write

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Tue Feb 12 02:43:06 UTC 2008


Guys,

Just for clarity, neither the daemon nor kernel frequency is adjusted in 
any way with ntpd -q.

Serge Bets wrote:

>  On Monday, February 11, 2008 at 7:38:53 +0000, David Woolley wrote:
> 
> 
>>Serge Bets wrote:
>>
>>>the kind of slew (singleshot) initiated by ntpd -q comes *above* the
>>>usual frequency correction
>>
>>That assumes the use of the kernel time discipline
> 
> 
> Indeed: I sometimes forget this can lack or be disabled, sorry.
> 
> 
> Serge.




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