[slurm-users] ntpd or chrony?

Lachlan Musicman datakid at gmail.com
Sun Jan 14 19:11:01 MST 2018

Hi all,

As part of both Munge and SLURM, time synchronised servers are necessary.

I keep finding chrony installed and running and ntpd stopped. I turn chrony
off and restart/enable ntpd but every CentOS point update it seems to flip.

>From what I've read ntpd is better for always on devices, and chrony's been
created for devices with a more intermittent access to a time server/the

What are people's thoughts and what are people using?


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