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Re: Bad idea to allow ntpd to write to /var/log/ntpstats/ on diskless workstations? (Was: r74218 - in trunk/src/debian-edu-config: debian share/ltsp/ltsp_config.d)

Hi Holger, hi Petter,

On Do 22 Sep 2011 20:38:04 CEST Holger Levsen wrote:


On Donnerstag, 22. September 2011, Mike Gabriel wrote:
> This is probably a bad idea, as ntpd will fill up this directory with
> logs, and thus slowly eat RAM away from the diskless machine.  I decided
> to not make this directory writable to avoid it, as ntpd work fine
> without write access to this directory.  The only issue is some warnings
> from ntpd, and these can be ignored.

after reading this...

Ah... ok... Thanks! I'll take a even more close look and potentially
revert this commit then.

I can only say: please do revert.

I have disabled the change, made a inline comment, changelog note and forwarded Petters mail to #638287.



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