Greg Lindahl lindahl at
Fri Oct 5 07:43:10 PDT 2001

On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 09:36:12AM -0500, Steven Timm wrote:

> Is there some way to inhibit the sync if for some reason all
> workstations end up rebooting at once?  Also, any way to force it
> manually?

Current best practices would be to:

1) Use an init script to do the pull at boot, so you can run it manually
2) The script should use random backoff to solve the simultaneous
   boot problem

You can learn a lot from the large system system administration
community; they do this stuff all the time.


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