Clock Synchronization

Josip Loncaric josip at
Wed May 8 09:25:26 PDT 2002

"Robert G. Brown" wrote:
> I personally think that networked systems, nodes or not, should have the
> time network synchronized if at all possible.  
> We use ntpd to keep everything sync'd.

I concur -- ntpd is very good, and it can be very easy on your internal
network (within your cluster, just use broadcast client/server model
instead of polling).

Unsynchronized systems can misbehave, particularly with schedulers etc.


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