[CentOS] NTP on CentOS 3.4

Tue Apr 19 16:50:03 UTC 2005
Steve Huff <shuff at vecna.org>

On Apr 19, 2005, at 12:38 PM, Troy Engel wrote:

> Then comment out those silly 127.127.* lines that are in there by 
> default. This is for your master server; then simply point all your 
> clients at this new master, and everything will be kosher.

the lines are not silly - they enable your master server to 
remain in operation if it loses its connection to its upstream 
timeservers, under the assumption that the machine's own hardware clock 
is moderately reliable.  fix their configuration, but leave them in - 
they're a good thing when configured properly (i.e. not the way Red 
Hat's GUI tools set them up).


If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an 
improbable fiction. - Fabian, Twelfth Night, III,v