[ntp:questions] Re: NTP vanished!

Maarten Wiltink maarten at kittensandcats.net
Tue Oct 5 20:01:02 UTC 2004

"W. D." <NewsGroups at US-Webmasters.com> wrote in message
news:4162F5B3.3336 at US-Webmasters.com...

> Was trying to run 'ntpq -p' and got:
>     ntpq: read: Connection refused
> Checked 'top' and 'ps aux'-- not there.  Checked logs--
> nothing showing.  Rebooted.  Worked for a while, then
> vanished again.
> Any ideas?

Observed offset | NTP behaviour
Reasonable      | Slew
Unreasonable    | Step
Ridiculous      | Die

When it "works for a while", does it actually synchronise?

Maarten Wiltink

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