Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 135142
redhat-config-date and ntpd use different driftfile parameters
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:04 EST
Description of problem:
It looks like ntpd was modified a while back to put its driftfile in
/var/lib/ntp/drift instead of the original location of /etc/ntp/drift.
Apparently this change hasn't made into ntp.template from
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Red Hat Enterprise 3
2. Copy /etc/ntp.conf to /etc/ntp.conf.orig
3. Run redhat-config-date and setup NTP
4. Compare /etc/ntpd.conf with /etc/ntpd.conf.orig
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@
# by creating a temporary in the same directory and then rename()'ing
# it to the file.
fixed in CVS
just to clarify: that is "CVS contains the same ntp.conf template as current ntp
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described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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