dntpd and rc.d

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Sun May 22 08:03:14 PDT 2005

On Sun, May 22, 2005 at 12:34:58AM +0000, Robert Garrett wrote:
> Rumko wrote:
> > since dntpd is supposed to be used instead of ntpd (as far as i know) and
> > it seems there is no easy way to start it at bootup like ntpd (just
> > setting ntpd_enable="YES"), i tried making it so that dntpd would star as
> > easily too. But i'm not sure if it is as simple as it seems, so i would
> > like a comment on http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~rumko/dntpd ... is this
> > really it or did i forget to do something else also?
> This looks complete to me. however one thing, are we ready to make this
> change? My understanding is that dntpd is still pretty alpha code.
> If someone can let me know of the status I'll be happy to commit this and
> yank out ntpd support. That is if they let me know in the next couple of
> days other wise it will be next month, before I can get to it.

It should not replace it at the moment. Just add a second script and
e.g. dntpd_enable="YES", that's the easiest thing for now.


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