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Re: problem with ntpdate(8) in current rc order

Alan Barrett --> tech-userlevel (2009-06-16 19:24:26 +0200):
> On Tue, 16 Jun 2009, Jukka Salmi wrote:
> > if a NetBSD system runs its own (resolving) name server there's the
> > following potential problem: since kdc REQUIREs ntpdate and wants to be
> > started BEFORE SERVERS, and named REQUIREs SERVERS, ntpdate is started
> > before named, and thus can't resolve the hostname(s) from /etc/ntp.conf.  
> See the tech-userlevel archives from May 2005, Subject "rc.d: time
> synchronization issues at boot time", beginning with this message:
> <>.
> That time, the discussion was mostly about a circular
> dependency beyween ntpdate and named, but kdc was
> also mentioned.  I still think that my proposal in
> <>
> would work.

Thanks for the links, I must have missed that discussion.

Regards, Jukka

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