A tale of two nameservers - resolution problems

Sam Wilson Sam.Wilson at ed.ac.uk
Tue Sep 1 16:16:58 UTC 2015

In article <mailman.2626.1441122408.26362.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
 Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:

> I will be looking more into this.  Obvious when you get ones nose 
> dragged into time wrong on boot.  This is actually a broader problem on 
> arm SoC booting.  Your logs all have the wrong time for the boot 
> messages until there is a network to get time.  I have some ideas for a 
> process that will set time a boot to the time of the last poweroff.  at 
> least that is 'close enough' for starters.

I believe that's the solution Apple adopted for the AppleTV, which has 
no rtc and couldn't use a certificate to connect to a wireless network 
because the certificate wasn't valid in 1970.


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