[slurm-users] ntpd or chrony?

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at math.utexas.edu
Wed Jan 17 09:58:55 MST 2018

On newer systemd-based systems you can just use timedatectl -- I find 
this does everything I need it to do. Although I think on RHEL/CentOS 
systems timedatectl is just set start chrony, or something like this.

On 01/14/2018 08:11 PM, Lachlan Musicman wrote:
> 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 internet.
> What are people's thoughts and what are people using?
> cheers
> L.
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