NTP in BLFS 6.3 stable

richard.melville at ntlworld.com richard.melville at ntlworld.com
Thu Apr 23 01:38:30 PDT 2009

Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> As some explanation, the only thing the ntp client can do with this 
> configuration is send a UDP packet to a server port 123 and receive a single udp 
> packet back.  There's not much that can be done in a single UDP packet.  Running 
> in chroot would only protect against a programming error in ntpd and that's been 
> around for a long time without anything being identified.
>    -- Bruce

Thanks for the advice Bruce -- much appreciated.


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