Re: What is ntpd?

To: lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: What is ntpd?
From: Joseph Mack <mack.joseph@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 08:09:08 -0400
sowmiya wrote:
> Joseph Mack wrote:
> > sowmiya wrote:
> > >
> > > When I run my  rc.lvs_nat , one of the errors is that ntpd isnt running
> >
> > ntpd is a method for synchronising time on the machines in the LVS.
> >
> >

> I dont have ntp running . I cant even locate it .

it was at a few minutes ago.

> And I've followed the
> mini-HOWTO quite closely . But my LVS isnt running because of 2 fatal errors
> . While I located one error(the ntpd thing) , Icoulnt locate the other .

do you want help with the other one too?

The configure script is over-zealous about declaring conditions fatal. You can 
an LVS without nptd. I've changed this message in the upcoming release to a 
For the moment you can run the rc.lvs_xxx file by hand on the director and 
realservers. You'll have to know which messages are fatal and which aren't.
If you don't know, just try the LVS and see if it works.


Joseph Mack PhD, Senior Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin
contractor to the National Environmental Supercomputer Center, 
mailto:mack.joseph@xxxxxxx ph# 919-541-0007, RTP, NC, USA

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