Why no rlogin to nodes?

Daniel Ridge newt at scyld.com
Tue Dec 12 18:01:50 EST 2000


On Tue, 12 Dec 2000, Judd Tracy wrote:

> Is there a reason that you don't use ntp?  The program that you wrote will
> setup the time on boot, but if you cluster is running for weeks or months
> your clock could drift significantly on the nodes.

Well, it will setup the time whenever you run it -- we run it at boot.

ntp is entirely straightforward to run on the nodes -- install on 
the frontend and run the relevant stuff on the nodes with bproc.

I'll look in to working NTP into beoboot.

Regards,
	Dan Ridge
	Scyld Computing Corporation


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