Re: Question : grub commands
On Monday 14 August 2006 14:40, Mike Reinehr wrote:
> On Monday 14 August 2006 01:40 pm, Gnu-Raiz wrote:
> > On Monday 14 August 2006 11:07, Hans-J. Ullrich wrote:
> > > Hello !
> > > Just an easy question:
> > >
> > > Is there a difference between "disable_timer_pin_1" and
> > > "noapictimer" at startup in grub ? If yes, what is the
> > > difference ?
> > >
> > > (This command is needed to get the clock running correct)
> > >
> > > regards
> > >
> > > Hans
> > Why not use Chrony and your local pool.ntp.org servers for
> > time? Also what happens if you don't reboot for a long time,
> > then how do you keep your time correct?
> > Not that it makes a difference, but those are kernel commands,
> > I believe all grub does is pass those on to the kernel anyway.
> > Your local search engine will be most useful here, might want
> > to give it a go.
> > Gnu_Raiz
> ntp-simple couldn't be easier to install & use and will keep your
> system time synchronized with the national time servers. I also
> would recommend ntpdate if you shut your system down frequently.
> Ntpdate will set the time on boot, while ntp-simple will keep it
> Debian 'Sarge': Registered Linux User #241964
> "More laws, less justice." -- Marcus Tullius Ciceroca, 42 BC
:) I have one machine that uses ntpd, if your curious that is what
Freebsd ships with except it's not turned on by default. Regardless
the hardest part was doing the .conf file, it was easy if you use
the pool at ntp.org.
If you really want to read up on the virtures of Chrony and why some
suggest it for Debian you might want to search Debian user list, as
it comes up once in a while. Let's just say that each has it ardent