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Re: systemd, ntp, kernel and hwclock

On 2017-02-28 20:01:52 +0100, Carsten Leonhardt wrote:
> Daniel Pocock <daniel@pocock.pro> writes:
> > On 27/02/17 21:26, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> >> But ntpd is also known to have a large amount of code written
> >> without as much regard for security as one would hope.  It seems
> >> like an unnecessary risk for most systems.
> > Thanks for that security tip, I'm tempted to get rid of some ntpd
> > instances now, however a few more questions come to mind before I rush in:
> Have a look at openntpd, that's coded with security in mind.

But this doesn't apply to the Debian version, as documented. And it
is buggy. I had to remove it from my machine because it did more harm
than solving problems.

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