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Re: Stepping the clock during boot

John Hasler <jhasler <at> debian.org> writes:

> I wrote:
> > Well, it's a reason.  But note that such backward stepping would only
> > happen when your clock is really screwed up.
> brian writes:
> > It actually used to happen every reboot of my server, which is why I'm
> > aware of the dovecot problem.  When ntp (or ntpdate, I'm not sure
> > which) would correct the time, the clock would move backwards 30
> > seconds or so and dovecot would crash.
> I can add an "X-Starts-Before: dovecot" line to protect dovecot.

I haven't really looked into the new dependency-based stuff so this might be a
naive question but wouldn't "X-Starts-After: chrony" in dovecots init script be
a better idea?

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar@debian.org>

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