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Re: ntpd / ntpdate on a dialup line

Mark Zimmerman said:

> Greetings:
> With all the traffic on ntp stuff recently, I thought this would be a
> good time to ask:
> Is there a better solution than ntpdate on a dialup machine?
> Currently, I run it from an ip-up.d script. I was looking to see if
> ntpd could run continuously but only make external connections when it
> "knows" that the link is up, where "knows" is somehow provided to it
> externally. There doesn't seem to be such a capability.
> No big deal, though; at least the ip-up.d script will usually not add
> to the thunderclap effect.
> -- Mark

apt-get install chrony

Quite nice. Also will work from ip-up.d/down.d.


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