[PC-BSD Testing] ntpd and drift file

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Fri Apr 10 07:51:24 PDT 2009

Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
> ok, changing the ntp.conf looks like the best option, so ntpd will create 
> and use the correct file.
> if it is vmware we need to disable ntpd as it doesn't work and we should use 
> ntpdate instead.. at least for now that it is still provided.
> fabry

Great, I'll get ntp.conf changed in SVN and issue a patch today. Do you 
think its possible to get ntpd working properly with vmware? I would 
hate to use ntpdate since its depreciated. How about if you install the 
vmware tools, does it make any difference in the time drift?


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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