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Date:      Tue, 5 Nov 1996 12:32:46 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        George Yobst <>
Subject:   Re: Time Server Setup - xntpd
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On Tue, 5 Nov 1996, George Yobst wrote:

> I looked in the FAQ and Handbook, but...
> I see that there's 2 time servers, timed and xntpd, with the latter
> seeming to be more accurate and robust.  It also looks like there's a
> myriad of config options for xntpd.  Would someone be kind enough to
> send me a part of their /etc/sysconfig to show startup switches and
> /etc/ntp.conf (if needed) along with any setup wisdom.  I think I need
> just a basic master server type of setup. TIA! - George

Here is my /etc/ntp.conf:

#ntp configuration file for
statsdir /var/log/
statistics loopstats

Then edit the 'xntpdflags' directive in /etc/sysconfig to read:

xntpdflags="-c /etc/ntp.conf"

Reboot and you're off and rolling.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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