[ntp:questions] Flash 400 on all peers; can't get ntpd to be happy

John Hasler jhasler at newsguy.com
Fri Mar 11 18:47:31 UTC 2011

RPM writes:
> As for your notion of "safety" when running on a real physical
> server... have you ever audited the code of your BIOS? Or the firmware
> on your chipsets, NICs, RAID cards, or disk drives? Your "control" of
> a physical server is just as illusory as that of a Virtual Machine.

The hardware doesn't go away when you add another layer or two of
complexity by adding VMWare.

What's baffling, though, is why you need to add an entire virtual
machine and operating system just to run another process.
John Hasler 
jhasler at newsguy.com
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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