[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [gpsd-dev] Moving ntpd to an open VCS

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Moving ntpd to an open VCS
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:38:39 -0700

Yo Sanjeev!

On Tue, 29 Oct 2013 02:22:13 +0800
Sanjeev Gupta <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 2:14 AM, Gary E. Miller <address@hidden>
> wrote:
> > I musta missed something, when did ntpd servers start using
> > certificates??
> My understanding:
>    1. My embedded system, without an battery-backed clock boots
>    2. I wish to avoid my ISP tampering with my DNS resolution (or
> other MitM attacks)
>    3. I start ntpd
>    4. ntpd looks for , or , etc

Well, there is you bug.  Just hard code the ntpd IP.

> One could periodically check for working, reachable, ntp servers, and
> place their IP addresses in ntp.conf, but it is to avoid such
> hard-coding that the Pool is trying to prevent.

Some things you just gotta do.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97701
        address@hidden  Tel:+1(541)382-8588

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: PGP signature

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]