Uelsk8s has built a new ntp package for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1. This package is a security fix
. See: http://forum.vectorlinux.com/index.php?topic=8250.0
Security conscious users who have installed ntp on VL 5.9 or VL 5.9.1 will want to upgrade to this package.
Package Size: 1149K
Installed Size: 3110K
ntp: ntp (Network Time Protocol daemon)
ntp: The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize the time of a
ntp: computer client or server to another server or reference time source,
ntp: such as a radio or satellite receiver or modem. It provides client
ntp: accuracies typically within a millisecond on LANs and up to a few tens
ntp: of milliseconds on WANs relative to a primary server synchronized to
ntp: Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) via a Global Positioning Service
ntp: (GPS) receiver, for example.
Please stop back here and let us know how this package works for you.