[nycbug-talk] dealing with drift

George Georgalis george
Mon Feb 28 12:33:27 EST 2005

On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 12:17:52PM -0500, Isaac Levy wrote:
>Hi All,
>I was just wanting to post on some of the post-meeting conversations 
>I've repeatedly over-heard about managing time-drift across clusters of 
>machines- (you know who you people are...)
>How do folks like to do this?  Special tools beyond rockin' timed?  
>Anyone know any good urls on the topic (either practical or acidemic)?

Am I missing something here? Isn't the obvious answer, for a cluster, to
configure the headnode (whether is connected to internet and synced or
not) to answer ntp queries from nodes, and configure the nodes ntp time
server to use their headnode?  /usr/ports/net/ntp

// George

>P.S. below, (since I'm talking about time), ikepoch script (for Hans?)

interesting, now I can calculate my own poch time!

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
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