[OpenAFS] SuSe-RPMs

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
28 Sep 2001 10:17:24 -0400

The only question is: how do you know whether to run afsd with the
-nosettime option?


Jeffrey Hutzelman <jhutz@cmu.edu> writes:

> On Thu, 27 Sep 2001, Neulinger, Nathan wrote:
> > Actually, I don't believe there is any absolute requirement that AFS be
> > started after ntp... You just can't use it until ntp has been started.
> Actually, there is no dependency between AFS and ntp at all.  There is a
> requirement that clocks be set correctly within 5 minutes for
> authentication to work, but AFS can be used without authentication, and
> time synchronization can be done in ways other than by running ntpd.
> In any event, there's no need to enforce an ordering on the startup of AFS
> and ntp; either the time will be set correctly well before any
> authentication happens, or it won't be set correctly at all.
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